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Ideal Nursing Homes: Individual Rooms, Better Staffing, More Accountability

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Ideal Nursing Homes: Individual Rooms, Better Staffing, More Accountability

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By Ina Jaffe NPR, 5/21/20 Nursing homes were not on our minds much before the COVID-19 pandemic. Then their residents began dying by the thousands. While there are no definitive figures, nursing home residents and staff appear to account for about one-third of the roughly 90,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the U.S., according to… Read More »

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Bruising May be a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse

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Unexplained bruising may be a sign of nursing home abuse. Elderly people’s skin does bruise more easily than younger skin for a variety of reasons. For instance, certain medications cause bruising; blood vessels become less elastic and are more prone to breaking, which causes a bruise; and as the body ages, fat tissue becomes… Read More »

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Attorney Lyann Goudie, Known for Legal Prowess, to be Called ‘Your Honor’

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Lyann Goudie who has handled some of the Tampa Bay area’s most noteworthy cases had no opposition in her recent run to become a judge. Learn More >>  

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COVID-19 Nursing Home Neglect

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Nursing home patients across the nation are falling victim to COVID-19. In addition to the virus itself, many patients are suffering from neglect and a low standard of care due to being in lock down, the stress that staff and nurses are under, and other ramifications caused by the global pandemic. While nursing homes… Read More »

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FL Nursing Homes Seek Immunity from Lawsuits

Florida Nursing Homes Want Immunity from Lawsuits, Prosecution in Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

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Attorney Kohn recently commented on a WFTS investigation into Nursing Home deficiencies in infection control. Florida’s long-term care facilities are pushing for legal immunity when it comes to treating COVID-19 patients. The Florida Health Care Association, which represents almost 600 long-term care facilities, is defending the industry’s response to COVID-19. In April,  the association… Read More »

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Coronavirus and long-term care: State suspends license of Jefferson County nursing home director

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Nada Hassanein, Tallahassee Democrat Published 1:45 p.m. ET April 20, 2020 | Updated 5:17 p.m. ET April 20, 2020 The Florida Department of Health has ordered an emergency suspension of the license of Cross Landings nursing home director Mark Daniels. The state agency issued the emergency restriction Friday after a testing team of nurses… Read More »

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‘They’re Death Pits’: Virus Claims at Least 7,000 Lives in U.S. Nursing Homes

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More than six weeks after the first coronavirus deaths in a nursing home, outbreaks unfold across the country. About a fifth of U.S. virus deaths are linked to nursing facilities. By Farah Stockman, Matt Richtel, Danielle Ivory and Mitch Smith April 17, 2020 NY Times The first warning of the devastation that the coronavirus… Read More »

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Florida’s nursing homes are locked down. It’s hard on those inside and out.

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Long-term care centers house the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Staff feel the pressure, while residents and their loved ones deal with being kept apart. By Kavitha Surana Published Apr. 10 To protect Florida’s most vulnerable from the coronavirus, long-term care facilities are turning themselves into fortresses. All nursing homes and assisted living facilities have… Read More »

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Uncovering Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes

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From physical abuse to intimidation, taunts, and sexual assault, elderly residents of nursing homes, assisted living, and independent living facilities sometimes face an afront on every level. But it does not stop there. Financial abuse is one of the most common types of abuse in nursing homes, and often goes undetected until the resident… Read More »

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