Florida regulators unearth frightening negligence at Miami assisted living.
A Pensacola assisted living facility has been forced to turn away new patients in the wake of a damning report that paints a picture of inept staff, inadequate record keeping and a negligent resident death.
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.”
“Out of all the places she could have been placed, this is the worst one I’ve ever seen . . . It’s disgusting.”
An early morning death. A late night call from a whistleblower. And a daughter who alleges her mother’s death was covered up by the nursing home hired to care for her.
CBS19 Investigates looked at nursing homes in Tyler and Longview and found countless citations detailing inappropriate touching, negligence and malnourished residents. Each home is still in operation.
People who want to put their loved ones in an assisted living facility cannot find out if a facility has a good or bad rating.
Families for Better Care today announced that two Florida nursing homes were recently added to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Special Focus Facility list—a federal watch list for nursing homes with a “history of serious quality issues.”
Bad care leads to dozens of avoidable deaths in Pennsylvania nursing homes.
It’s more profitable for nursing homes to roll the dice with the potential for enforcement, or litigation, than to hire more staff, especially with some penalties being little more than slaps on the wrist.