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‘A Multitude of Failures’ in Nursing Home Deaths

While a vast majority of the state’s assisted living facilities have power, 193 are using generators, 182 have reported being closed, and 177 reported post-storm evacuations, according to a news release from state health officials.

EDITORIAL: Nursing Home Bill of Rights Deserves Support

Two months after 12 elderly people died of insufferable heat at a nursing home in Hollywood — a tragedy officially ruled homicide — it might seem beyond belief that anyone would object to a bill of rights for residents in long-term care.

Florida Nursing Homes Fined

Several Florida nursing homes were sanctioned by the Agency for Health Care Administration this week for violations that occurred over the past several months.