The Savannah Court of Palm Beaches, a 114-bed assisted living facility located in West Palm Beach, was fined $15,000 and received three Class II violations by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) for multiple medication errors that threatened the welfare of a resident in November 2016.
FFBC: Thousands of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Complaint Referrals ‘Largely Unaccounted For’, ‘Scuttled’ by Government Officials
Families for Better Care announced today that nursing home regulators have scuttled thousands of state long-term care ombudsman complaint referrals over the past decade.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ policy to cripple nursing home penalties is a reckless abandonment of Reagan-era regulations that will now make it less expensive to harm vulnerable adults.
Families for Better Care (FFBC) announced today that nursing home enforcement is failing residents in far too many states.
Florida lawmakers are promising to shore up nursing laws to prevent another Hurricane Irma tragedy, but recent history shows that well-intentioned legislative fixes to safeguard residents often fall short of their intended goal.
Several Florida nursing homes were sanctioned by the Agency for Health Care Administration this week for violations that occurred over the past several months.
Florida regulators unearth frightening negligence at Miami assisted living.
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.”
Families for Better Care (FFBC) announced today the expansion of the organization’s advocacy into Texas by relocating its base of operations to Austin.
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.”