The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ policy to cripple nursing home penalties is a reckless abandonment of Reagan-era regulations that will now make it less expensive to harm vulnerable adults.
By Elizabeth Cohen A newly uncovered video of a resident at an assisted living facility in Florida mercilessly beating another resident raises new questions about the safety of the elderly in places meant to protect and care for them. In the video, obtained last week, a 52-year-old resident is seen punching an 86-year-old resident with […]
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration said the emergency order is needed to protect the residents who live there.
A facility administrator at the Good Samaritan Retirement Home was arrested Tuesday after he failed to notify a nurse of a resident’s declining health, according to a Williston Police Department news release.
State investigated Good Samaritan Retirement Home after a resident fell and later died and another was severely beaten.
Families for Better Care (FFBC) announced today that nursing home enforcement is failing residents in far too many states.
Following the deaths of 14 residents at a Hollywood nursing home, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson plans to draft legislation designating an official in each state to oversee nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson organized a Congressional Field Hearing Thursday at Miami Dade College’s North Campus to hear ideas for possible changes to nursing home regulations.
Even though Albertina Vega is dead and the sweltering nursing home where she died is shut down, the facility still billed her on what would have been her 100th birthday.
The Midtown nursing home where a resident was found with maggot infested open, wounds and later died, faced serious trouble with federal regulators over the past nine months.