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Florida Halts Admissions at Putnam County Nursing Home

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration imposed an IMMEDIATE MORATORIUM ON ADMISSIONS at the Crestwood Nursing Center in Palatka because facility conditions now pose “an immediate danger” to the public. According to the August 30 final order , state investigators discovered that the facility carelessly mishandled the medications for one resident,...

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 . ...
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