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CONSUMER ALERT: State Suspends South Florida Assisted Living License

  Florida officials took swift action last week to protect residents living at the Rebull Senior Living in Miami after discovering a “systematic medication failure” at the facility. According to Agency for Health Care Administration documents , the Agency found that facility operators intentionally administered medications not prescribed by residents’...

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Nursing Home Staffing Disaster Avoided

Florida’s nursing home residents scored a major victory this week when two industry-supported staffing bills came to a screeching halt. The Applauded Accord that Ultimately Unraveled The path to this week’s victory all starts back in 2001, when Florida lawmakers negotiated the renowned  Nursing Home Staffing Accord . At the time, industry representatives and...

CONSUMER ALERT - FL: Police Investigating Reports of Rape, Sexual Assault at JAX ALF

Florida law enforcement are investigating allegations of rape, sexual assault, and other criminal activity at a North Florida assisted living facility. According to reporter Jim Piggott of WJXT , a 94-year-old woman was attacked by “a male in scrubs who threw her on to the bed and proceeded to rape her and sodomize her” at the Brookdale Senior Living on Atrium Way . ...

OUR TAKE: Resident's 'Rights" Real Threat to Nursing Home Empires

Once again, the nursing home lobbyists have strapped up their boots, donned their black hats, and rode out on their trusty steeds to make quick work of Public Enemy No 1. Just what’s this foreboding menace looming over their horizon? Why it’s none other than Proposal 88. Proposal 88, now before Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission, would brand an elderly Bill of...
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