Preventing and Addressing Nursing Home Neglect: A Guide to Legal Options to Pursue Justice

[fvplayer id="18"] As our loved ones age, they may require specialized care that we are unable to provide. Nursing homes are often seen as a solution for seniors who need...
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Dangers of Choking Deaths in Florida Nursing Homes for Patients with Dysphagia

As we age, our bodies undergo many changes, including changes in the way we swallow food. For some individuals, this change can lead to dysphagia, a condition where they experience...
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Elder Abuse Happens Because Florida Allows Just About Anyone to Care for Our Elderly

It is True That Florida Allows Just About Anyone to Care for Our Elderly Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey should be applauded for the April 7, 2023 arrests of Assisted...
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Injuries to the Elderly in Nursing Homes During Wheelchair Transfers

Injuries to the Elderly in Nursing Homes During Wheelchair Transfers Nursing home facilities, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities are supposed to provide a safe and comfortable environment...
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Should I Settle My Nursing Home Abuse Case or Go to Trial?

When you or your loved one suffers abuse or neglect in a nursing home or long-term care facility, you may wonder whether you should settle your case or take it...
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Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing home abuse is a serious issue that affects a significant number of the elderly population in Florida and across the county. When a victim of nursing home abuse wishes...
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Horrifying truths told by a nursing home facility staff member.

Deciding to trust in the care of a nursing home is an emotional and difficult decision. A decision must be made, one that will be extremely difficult for all family...
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Rapid Increase in severe violations in Florida’s nursing homes

Serious Spike Violations in Florida’s Nursing Homes, Hire our skilled Tampa nursing home abuse lawyer if you suspect abuse of neglect. Florida, which has more than 700 nursing homes, has...
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Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Issues in Florida

[fvplayer id="10"] Nursing home negligence law in Florida or assisted living facility negligence in the areas of abuse and neglect is a serious issue that affects many older adults in...
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Signs of Neglect in Florida Assisted Living Facilities

As people age, they may need assistance with activities of daily living. Many times, this assistance is received in an assisted living facility or rehab center. While most facilities provide...
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What is a Pressure Sore?

Did you know that more than 2.5 million people develop pressure sores (Bedsores) annually. The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) estimates that more than 2.5 million people develop...
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Signs of a Neglect in Florida Long Term Care Facilities

When somebody decides to live in a nursing home or long-term care community, their loved ones’ worst fear is that they’ll be mistreated, receive inadequate care, or be a victim...
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Palm Garden of Pinellas Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits and Citations: Failure to to Comply with Infection Prevention Requirements

After a COVID-19 visit to Palm Garden of Pinellas, the nursing home facility was cited for failing to comply with infection prevention and control requirements. This facility was also discussed...
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Excel Care Center Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit and Citation: Failure to Implement Infection Practices

Excel Care Center was cited after the facility failed to ensure “appropriate infection practices were implemented” on multiple occasions. Appropriate infection practices were not taken in relation to glucometer disinfection;...
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Golfport Rehabilitation Center Abuse Lawsuits & Citations: Failure to Protect Resident at High Risk for Falls

Golfport Rehabilitation Center was cited after the facility failed to ensure a resident was “provided with interventions and supervision after a fall that resulted in a fracture.” The resident was...
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Carrington Place of St. Pete Rehab Center Abuse Lawsuits and Citations: Failure to Provide Proper Staff Education

Carrington Place of St. Pete was cited after the facility “failed to ensure nurse's aides demonstrated competencies” and did not “provide the resources and orientation necessary to provide care and...
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West Bay of Tampa Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit and Citation: Failure to Care for Resident After a Fall

West Bay of Tampa has been cited by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration because "the facility failed to ensure interventions were implemented for one… [resident] after a fall with...
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Southern Pines Healthcare Center Abuse Lawsuit and Citation for “Infection Control Issues”

Southern Pines Healthcare Center was cited after an investigator found that the facility “failed to perform hand hygiene during the task of medication administration… and failed to ensure the indwelling...
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West Melbourne Health and Rehab Center Elopement Lawsuit and Citation: Resident Crosses Highway and Returns Before Nursing Home Notices

West Melbourne Health & Rehabilitation Center has been cited for failing “to provide a secure environment and adequate supervision” for a resident. "These failures contributed to the elopement of [the...
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Abbey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Lawsuit and Citations: Failure to Notify Physician on Lab Results

Abbey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was cited after failing to “identify and notify the physician of elevated laboratory results.” The resident’s physician noted the resident’s white blood cell count was...
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Tampa Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits and Citations: Catheter Replacement Error

Tampa Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center has been cited after a resident was sent to the emergency room with blood in his catheter bag and tubing. The facility was cited...
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Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Abuse Lawsuits and Citations: Failure to Supervise Inappropriate Resident Behavrior

Lakeland Nursing Home and Rehabilitation was cited after the facility failed to provide supervision for a resident who was known for being sexually inappropriate with other residents. According to the...
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Winter Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center Abuse Lawsuits and Citations: Resident Hospitalized After Food Allergy

Winter Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center has been cited by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration after a resident was found on the floor by a visitor, and nursing home...
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Life Care Center of New Port Richey Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit and Citation: Resident Develops Infection in Surgical Wound

Life Care Center of New Port Richey has been cited by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration for "failing to provide the care and services, monitoring, assessment or hygiene of...
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Bay Vue Nursing Home Medication Error Lawsuits and Citations: Failure to Care for Resident’s Wound

Bay Vue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Bradenton, FL, was cited after a resident did not receive his antibiotic for 7 days following a procedure on his right, second toe....
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