Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Newly Approved Nursing Home Construction Worries Some Elder Abuse Advocates

After nearly 14 years, the Florida state agency responsible for nursing home oversight has lifted the ban on the construction of new nursing homes in the state, according to news sources. Last month, the Agency for Health Care Administration approved the construction of 22 new nursing home facilities and the expansion of 11 existing facilities, creating an […]

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Two Employees Arrested for Tallahassee Assisted Living Facility Abuse and Neglect

On July 17th, the Florida Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested the administrator and assistant administrator at a local assisted living facility for failing to protect facility residents and making sure they received prescribed nursing services. According to news reports, the administrators allegedly refused to allow psychological nursing caregivers to enter into the assisted […]

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