A Central Florida assisted living facility—known for offering residents a “compassionate environment”, “24-hour security”, and “peace of mind for families”—was notified by the Agency for Health Care Administration last week that the facility must immediately stop admitting new residents after reports of “widespread” abuse.
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People are being mistreated and dying in Florida’s nursing homes because state officials are allowing these facilities to stay open despite a history of broken regulations and failures.
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 […]
State investigated Good Samaritan Retirement Home after a resident fell and later died and another was severely beaten.
In September, a new state law takes effect that will make it more difficult for nursing homes cited for serious repeat violations to avoid hefty fines from regulators.
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.
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 42-year-old nurse aide will serve jail time for punching an 87-year-old nursing-home resident in the face, causing several fractures.
Minnesota Department of Health investigators are failing to check a majority of maltreatment complaints filed at nursing homes, care facilities, and hospitals under the timeframe established by Minnesota law, according to public records.