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Nursing Home Administrator Arrested in Neglect of Elderly

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.

The 911 Calls as Nursing Home Residents Died

One by one, the calls for help poured in from nurses at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. Mostly the voices were calm, but the situation was dire.

Nursing Homes May Get Waivers to Emergency Generator Rule

After the shocking deaths last month in the sweltering Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Gov. Rick Scott announced an emergency requirement that all nursing homes install back-up power generators within 60 days…but on Thursday, his administration announced there might be some wiggle room, saying that in “extreme circumstances” waivers may be granted.

Broward Nursing Home Expands Lawsuit Against State

A Broward County nursing home has expanded a lawsuit challenging moves by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration that effectively shut down the facility after residents died following Hurricane Irma.

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