Florida’s vexing nursing home inspection redaction system gets some tweaks, but are they enough?
The recent report of rampant sexual assaults occurring at an upstate New York nursing home proves, once again, that more vetting is needed of parolees being considered for nursing home admission.
A recent decision by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration is sabotaging the usefulness of nursing home and assisted living inspection reports for residents and their families.
Are Texas nursing homes really experiencing a Medicaid shortfall? A recent acquisition shows the contrary.
Nursing homes recently added to the Special Focus Facilities yield a surprise about unannounced inspections, adding validity to what residents and families have believed for years.
Brookdale Senior Living is making the wrong kind of financial headlines this week. News of slumping stocks and a “gloomy” outlook have stirred rumors that a sale of the “embattled” Brentwood-based company may soon be forthcoming.
Families for Better Care today announced that two Florida nursing homes were recently added to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Special Focus Facility list—a federal watch list for nursing homes with a “history of serious quality issues.”
Fifteen years ago, Florida lawmakers passed the most aggressive nursing home reform bill in the history of the state, now those reforms are all but flat lining.
Florida lawmakers should earmark any new nursing home dollars solely for resident care and safety.
A Hollywood assisted living facility was recently fined $10,000 by the Agency for Health Care Administration after the facility neglected to properly treat a resident’s pressure sore.