AHCA has not been keeping its promise on inspection reports for nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, where more than 160,000 of Florida’s most vulnerable residents live. Basic information — dates, places and key details — has been blacked out in those reports.
State regulators halted patient admissions at an Orange City assisted-living facility this week after learning administrators failed to properly investigate and report numerous incidents of sexual contact between one male patient and multiple female patients.
If you want to check on conditions at a Florida nursing home where your elderly loved one is living, you might be surprised at what you don’t find in state inspection reports that are legally required to be open to the public.
This story is the exact opposite of treating your elders with dignity and respect.
Texas does not do well by the more than 93,000 elderly and disabled people who depend on the services of nursing homes for their daily care.
Florida’s Agency for Health Administration (AHCA) has issued an Emergency Suspension Order and Immediate Moratorium on New Admissions for the Fairway Park Retirement assisted living facility in Miami.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently updated its Special Focus Facility list to expose those nursing homes across America which are repeatedly beleaguered with “serious problems.”
A Pennsylvania woman who served more than seven years in prison for insurance fraud and the unrelated death of a patient at a now-defunct nursing home has been charged for what police say was a $322,200 swindle of an 89-year-old man.
“Out of all the places she could have been placed, this is the worst one I’ve ever seen . . . It’s disgusting.”
A 42-year-old nurse aide will serve jail time for punching an 87-year-old nursing-home resident in the face, causing several fractures.