Dozens of Florida nursing homes with long records of failing to meet state and federal standards operate with little risk of being shut down.
The World War II vet threw one of his legs over the edge of his hospital bed, gasped for air and called out desperately to an empty room: “Help me, help me, help me.”
Will your mom or dad get proper treatment in a nursing home or end up just another head in a bed?
The strangulation death of a resident and the escape of another has resulted in Aperion Care Moline being assessed $75,000 in fines by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state investigation found.
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration said the emergency order is needed to protect the residents who live there.
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.
State investigated Good Samaritan Retirement Home after a resident fell and later died and another was severely beaten.
Following the deaths of 14 residents at a Hollywood nursing home, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson plans to draft legislation designating an official in each state to oversee nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
The Midtown nursing home where a resident was found with maggot infested open, wounds and later died, faced serious trouble with federal regulators over the past nine months.