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Signs That Might Indicate a Nursing Home Resident in Florida Isn’t Being Monitored

Individuals who decide to move into a nursing home or are placed to live there by family members do so because they require a certain level of care, supervision, and assistance. Sadly, not all nursing homes and workers are able to provide each…
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What requirements must caregivers meet in Kendall, Florida?

Caregivers play a very important role among the aging population as they help care for individuals who are no longer able to do certain things for themselves. They also assist children, young adults, and even adults who need help because they…
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Florida nursing homes may not have properly checked their employees’ backgrounds

Boca Raton, FL - One of the ways that nursing home patients are harmed is if an employee of the facility was hired without proper background checks or credentials. An employee with improper training or a history of problems can easily injure…
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Nursing homes in Florida should have security measures in place

Boca Raton, FL - Nursing homes do not always provide thorough and adequate care for the elderly and ill individuals housed inside. Another related issue is when the home is not secure enough to ensure that outsiders cannot enter the facility,…
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Slip and fall injuries are common among the elderly in Boca Raton nursing homes

Boca Raton, FL - Individuals who stay in nursing homes often have limited mobility, and they require assistance from wheelchairs, walkers, or a staff member at the facility to get around. This also creates a number of hazards, as people in this…
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Florida nursing homes are subject to several regulations

Boca Raton, FL - Every state in the U.S. publishes regulations related to how nursing homes can operate while maintaining standards for safety and cleanliness. This process is especially crucial in areas where facilities have had problems with…
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Florida news finds that nursing homes were chronically understaffed and lacked necessary supplies

Local news for South Florida reported on shortages of both protective equipment and staff members. These problems were still affecting facilities around the country as the pandemic continued into its sixth month.  After months of effort…
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South Florida nursing home gains national attention as one of the most deadly during the pandemic

Local news for South Florida reported on a nursing home in Miami Springs that became one of the deadliest in the country.  Miami Springs nursing home experiences devastating coronavirus outbreak The facility, called Fair Havens Center,…
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Florida nursing homes fill with despair and desperation as restrictions continue

Nursing home residents throughout Florida were suffering as government officials failed to take action to ease restrictions due to the pandemic on visitation and other activities in facilities.  Months of isolation has nursing home residents…
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Boca Raton nursing home invested millions in new generators

Senior communities in Boca Raton, Florida had made upgrades in preparation for Hurricane Isaias and the rest of the hurricane season to avoid the possibility of elderly residents getting injured or dying during a power outage.  Residences…