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FFBC Statement on Nursing Home Murder Investigation

- Jan 22, 2020

Executive Director Brian Lee issued the following statement regarding the ongoing investigation of an alleged murder that occurred during the early morning hours of January 5, 2020 at the Tiffany Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Port St. Lucie: Families for Better Care is shocked that local authorities have not yet released the identity of the "white male" suspect who may...

2019 Nursing Home Report Card Released

- Jun 10, 2019

Families for Better Care, a Texas-based nursing home resident advocacy group, published its third state-by-state nursing home report card. The group scored, ranked, and graded states on eight different federal quality measures ranging from the number of caregiver hours residents received on a given day to the percentage of nursing homes cited severe deficiencies. Nursing home inspection...

Hawaii Grabs Nursing Home Report Card's Top Spot

- Jun 10, 2019

Hawaii is America’s highest rated nursing home state, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Hawaii scored superior grades in six of eight measures for the second time and scored...

Texas Ranked Last On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

For the third straight report card, nursing home quality in Texas continues to be the worst in the nation, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Texas nursing home care continues to be an utter...

Delaware Ranked No. 2 on Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

Delaware is now America's second highest rated nursing home state, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Delaware’s nursing home ranking was buoyed by scoring superior grades in half of...
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