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The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is a serious one. When the time comes for an elderly family member or friend to be placed in the long term care; guilt,… Continue Reading →

The companies that own and manage Consulate Health Care nursing centers in Lakeland and Winter Haven are finding themselves in hot water. Three wrongful death lawsuits have recently been filed in Circuit Court in Polk… Continue Reading →

Nursing Home Rights in the State of Florida

by on Friday, September 19, 2014  —  Blog, Nursing Home Abuse

A number of Florida statutes exist to protect our beloved elderly relatives as they spend their final years in nursing homes. Agencies such as The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Elderly… Continue Reading →

Less than a year after a Polk County jury awards over $1 billion in for wrongful death nursing home Case, Florida legislature passes a law limiting nursing home lawsuits Last year, a Polk County jury… Continue Reading →

On November 20, 2013, an assisted living center employee in Seminole was arrested under allegations that she stole money from a patient at the assisted living center she worked at.  According to the Tampa Bay… Continue Reading →

Florida Nursing Home Abuse – Malnutrition and Dehydration

by on Friday, August 16, 2013  —  Nursing Home Abuse

Many people in Florida are in nursing homes or have a relative in a nursing home. The last thing people might think about when considering a nursing home is whether you or your loved one… Continue Reading →