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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.

The Florida Nursing Home Disaster Could Have Happened Almost Anywhere

Many of America’s roughly 15,600 nursing homes are unprepared for disasters like Hurricane Irma, which recently killed 11 elderly patients in South Florida after the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills lost power. “This could have happened anywhere…”

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