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Boca Raton and Palm Beach County were areas of special focus during the coronavirus pandemic due to elderly populations

Governor DeSantis promised to keep special focus on nursing homes in the state of Florida during the pandemic, as conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and other long term health problems that are common among the elderly can devastate populations…
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Boca Raton area nursing home was scrutinized after several people died from the coronavirus in just a week

When nursing home residents get exposed to any kind of infection or virus, the results can quickly become disastrous. This situation becomes even worse during a national public health emergency related to a contagious disease. A nursing home…
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Boca Raton area nursing homes have reported several deaths due to the coronavirus

When a nursing home experiences any kind of infection that spreads through the staff and patients, the results are often disastrous. The pandemic of 2020 highlighted this serious problem while states around the country took various measures…
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Boca Raton area nursing home employees will be closely monitored for coronavirus infections

Florida is working towards increased coronavirus testing for nursing home employees. This comes after the realization that the elderly and ill would be most at risk for death, based on data collected about the new virus over the last several…
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Boca Raton area nursing homes had severe supply shortages throughout the coronavirus pandemic

Local news for south Florida reported that many nursing homes in the Boca Raton area do not have enough masks and protective equipment, causing concerns about the spread of coronavirus.  Many nursing homes were not equipped to handle pandemic Statistics…

Will criminal charges follow abuse reports for nursing home staff in Clearwater Florida?  

  Depending on the type of abuse occurring in a nursing home setting, criminal charges may follow civil charges and formal complaints.  Contact an attorney who can help with specific Florida laws regarding adult protection to weigh the…

How do I identify abuse in a nursing home in Live Oak Florida? 

  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. Nursing homes located in Florida cannot operate without a license.  State regulation insures Floridians will receive a proper…

Can I sue a nursing home corporation for negligent acts at a site in Boca Raton Florida?

    Contact an attorney if you think legal action is required for elder abuse or violation of resident rights at a nursing home in Boca Raton Florida.  There may be multiple parties named in that suit, including a corporation, and…

How do I report noncompliance to the new generator law in a Clearwater Florida Nursing Home?  

    Gov. Rick Scott signed a pair of bills in March of 2018 requiring skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities to have generators capable of maintaining a temperature of 81 degrees or lower for four days.  Many…

Can I file a lawsuit due to prolonged physical restraint at a Pompano Beach FL Nursing Home?

    After a decision is made to live at a long term care facility in Florida, a person should feel comfortable with the knowledge that they are not giving up their rights as a private citizen but accepting the facility's specialized…