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The FHCA Asks for Negligence Immunity During COVID-19

In early April, the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis asking for conditional immunity against liability for organizations providing COVID-19 related treatment. While granting this protection may allow Florida nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and health professionals to...

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Protecting Loved Ones in Nursing Homes During COVID-19

If you have loved ones who are residents of a nursing home or assisted living facility, the COVID-19 crisis could be causing you and your family to worry. Nursing home facility residents are some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus and the current...

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Negligence to Security Hazards in Nursing Homes

In the final stages of a person’s life, it is essential they feel safe and protected in their home. This is why nursing homes must live up to their responsibility of taking care of each one of their residents, known as their duty of...

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What is Elder Abuse?

Many people associate nursing homes with long-term, personalized care of elderly loved ones, but they are not always safe places for residents. Elderly abuse in nursing homes is unfortunately common, but understanding and recognizing the signs of caregiver mistreatment can help prevent it from...

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Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be extremely difficult for an elderly resident and their family to endure. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents in Florida suffering from abuse do not report it to a supervisor or their family because they are embarrassed by it...

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Poorly Ranked Nursing Homes in West Palm Beach, FL

South Florida is a haven for retirees, and a wonderful place to enjoy the golden years in life. With the booming population of senior citizens moving to Florida, there is certainly a market for nursing homes and assisted living services in the West Palm...

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Facts to Consider in Selecting a Nursing Home Facility

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be a challenging task. It is a very emotional time, and families want to ensure their loved ones are being taken care of in the best manner possible. To ensure they are, there are certain...

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Florida Cities With The Largest Number of Poorly Ranked Nursing Homes

In Florida, there are 155 nursing home facilities that have received either a 1- or 2-star overall quality rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This star quality rating is a system created by CMS so you can make an...

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CMS List of Florida Nursing Homes with “Serious Quality Issues”

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and States visit nursing homes on a regular basis to determine if the nursing homes are providing the quality of care required by Medicare and Medicaid. These results are translated into a star quality rating system...

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What is a For Profit Nursing Home?

The Two Types of Nursing Homes The quality of a nursing home is the first thing most people look for when admitting a family member into such a facility. When determining nursing home quality, though, it is important to consider whether a nursing home...

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