Provider advocates slam ‘unfair’ media take down of nursing home staffing compliance
Dec 02, 2022
A major provider organization Thursday called out a newspaper’s national investigation into nursing home staffing as “unfair and mischaracterized.”
In fight over healthcare worker minimum wage, one voice is notably absent
Nov 11, 2022
While several healthcare groups are fighting the state’s planned $15 an hour minimum wage for direct care workers in Medicaid-funded programs, the state’s largest nursing home association is not among...
Public complaints emerge, even as nursing homes exceed hurricane requirements
Oct 14, 2022
In the wake of Hurricane Ian’s devastation and the safe evacuations of thousands of long-term care residents, the Orlando Sentinel this week reported anonymous complaints about post-storm’ conditions...
60 seconds with … FHCA Executive Director Emmett Reed
Sep 01, 2013
Q: The federal government has sued Florida for having too many children in nursing homes. Does the claim have merit?
Florida warehousing disabled children in nursing homes, federal lawsuit alleges
Jul 23, 2013
The federal government has sued the state of Florida, alleging that hundreds of disabled children are unnecessarily living in nursing homes in the state, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday....
Nursing homes and hospitals work together to lower readmission rates
Oct 25, 2011
Techniques such as screening for sepsis and a standardized discharge form have helped to lower the rate of rehospitalized nursing home patients in Florida.