As the state agency responsible for making sure nursing homes are safe, AHCA rarely issues fines even when another state agency reports neglect or mistreatment by a home’s staff, a USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA investigation found.
More news about the blatantly outlandish “censoring” of Florida’s nursing home inspections by state officials.
More fallout about the Agency for Health Care Administration’s sudden shrouding of public inspection reports for nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
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.
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.
A North Miami nursing home’s licensure status remains uncertain following a recent bout of alleged criminal activity by its owners.