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There a few common issues that are responsible for many nursing home injuries in Florida

Boca Raton, FL - Nursing homes are supposed to be a place where elderly people receive constant attention and care. However, there are often hidden problems in nursing homes that may not be obvious to the family members of the people staying…
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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…
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Boca Raton area nursing home patient is murdered in his room

A man was killed in a nursing home in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Local man in Florida is killed while staying at a nursing home The suspect who police spoke with said that the man who was murdered had destroyed his life. The incident happened…
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Health Care Worker Arrested for Allegedly Neglecting an Elderly Adult for Over a Month

When a health care worker in a long-term care facility fails to provide an elderly patient with the proper care and supervision outlined in state and federal standards, they can be held accountable for their negligence. In May, Northwest Florida…
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Louisiana’s elderly population is at risk during the pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continued to devastate nursing home populations in Louisiana and throughout the country, there was a growing amount of commentary related to how the problem should be addressed and a sense of urgency that the time…
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Louisiana nursing home residents face the prospect of dangerous amounts of isolation as coronavirus shutdowns are renewed

Nursing home residents are in more trouble in Louisiana as the state paused its reopening due to new coronavirus cases that have surged around the nation. The delayed openings mean that residents in nursing homes will spend even more time in…
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Columbia nursing homes could see a surge in new coronavirus infections and deaths

Local health officials and others were concerned about a growing number of coronavirus cases in South Carolina, which could disproportionately affect people staying in nursing homes. The elderly and those who are already in poor health have…
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South Carolina nursing homes neglected their facilities in the years leading up to the coronavirus pandemic

Local news for South Carolina reported on issues in nursing homes that seemed to be related to managing the spread of coronavirus.  Nursing homes did not manage pandemic properly The latest data at the time of the report showed that about…