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 Substandard Care Facility: Red Flags To Watch Out For

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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Nursing Home Cited After COVID-19 Observation

A COVID-19 survey was conducted at Apollo Health and Rehabilitation. Following the observation, the facility was cited for failing to maintain a “prevention and control program related to not properly...
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Facility Fails to Provide Pressure Care and Prevention for Two Residents

South Heritage Health & Rehabilitation Center was cited after failing “to provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.” After observation, interviews with staff, review of resident...
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Nursing Home Fails to Provide Nursing Services in Timely Manner

Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Tampa was cited after failing to “provide nursing and related services to enable residents to attain and maintain their highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial...
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Palm Garden of Pinellas Fails to Comply with Infection Prevention Requirements

After a COVID-19 visit for 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 Fails to Implement Appropriate 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 Fails 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 Fails to Provide Proper Education for Staff

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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Nursing Homes Leaves Resident Unsupervised, Results in Heatstroke and Skin Blisters

Valencia Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center was cited by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration because “the facility allowed a resident who was at risk for dehydration related to diuretic...
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