Twelve nursing homes have been added to Florida’s Nursing Home Watch List since the beginning of the year, according to watch list data obtained by Families for Better Care.
Florida’s nursing home residents scored a major victory this week when two industry-supported staffing bills came to a screeching halt.
⚠️FL CONSUMER ALERT: North Florida Police Investigating Multiple 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. No suspects have been named and remain at large.
FFBC: Thousands of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Complaint Referrals ‘Largely Unaccounted For’, ‘Scuttled’ by Government Officials
According to state ombudsman data collected and published by the United States’ Administration on Community Living, 1 in 5 ombudsman complaint referrals were “never acted upon” or they were “never substantiated” by government officials while nearly 100,000 were unaccounted for.
To nursing home owners, shareholders and their lobbyists, Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission Proposal 88 represents everything that is evil in this world, for it poses the most serious, the gravest threat to their empire’s very way of life — giving nursing home residents equal footing under the law.
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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission finally fixed its “unavailable” Long-Term Care Provider Search page. A new look and quicker data compilation still cannot make up for some glaring omissions.
Florida nursing home residents score key victory, but fight for constitutional elderly bill of rights is far from over.
FFBC director’s statement on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ decision to offer nursing home industry “relief” by scaling back federal nursing home fines.
The Miami Herald’s recent admonishment of the Agency for Health Care Administration’s policy to remove and redact nursing home and assisted living inspections from FloridaHealthFinder.gov seems to have stirred a reaction from agency leaders, just not the one we were hoping for.