In wake of the Miami Herald’s investigative series that exposed abuse and neglect of Florida assisted living facility residents, the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging convenes hearing to explore additional regulatory measures to safeguard residents.
The Florida Senate Committee on Children, Families and Elder Affairs questioned Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Charles T. Corley about the United States Administration on Aging’s (AoA) compliance audit of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
Families for Better Care’s comments to the Governor’s Assisted Living Facility Task Force.
A new report released by the Government Accounting Office earlier this month shows private investment firms that own for-profit nursing homes are doing a mediocre job at best.
It’s not every day, that I, in particular, see eye-to-eye with nursing home industry representatives, but on this issue, I do.
In a small meeting room in Tallahassee yesterday, it was revealed how the powerful nursing home lobby is now self-regulating and the muzzling of residents’ voices continues unabated in lieu of politics and big money.
Brian Lee, Executive Director, blasts the decision of Senate President Mike Haridopolos to reassign leadership of the Florida Senate’s assisted living facility reform talks to a Senator with a health care provider bias.
Our request for the Department of Health and Human Services review and adopt our recommendations to ensure that residents, families, and consumers have current and accurate ownership information about nursing home chains, affiliated entities and subsidiaries.
Our letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking to deny exemption for the nursing home industry.
An article written by Executive Director Brian Lee in response to Mark Parkinson’s comments in the New York Times.