Florida Nursing Home Generator Laws

Florida residents scrambled to safety as Hurricane Irma made landfall in 2017. But some Florida nursing home residents had no way out. At one nursing home in Hollywood Hills, residents braced for the storm. As a power outage knocked out air conditioning to the facility, temperatures soared as high as 99 degrees inside. Twelve residents … Continued

Florida Elder Abuse – Facts + Statistics

Seniors are often one of the most overlooked groups in society. Seniors are vulnerable to abuse because of risk factors like social isolation and a lack of mobility. Caregivers that make critical decisions or have access to a senior’s finances can take advantage of their position of power in a way that results in elder … Continued

7 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

When a loved one lives in a nursing home, the nursing home is supposed to be just that — their home. Your loved one should feel safe and cared for. The facility should provide for their routine care and unique medical needs. They should also provide appropriate activities and arrange for interaction with other residents. … Continued

Dealing With a Nursing Home Fall

When a loved one falls in a nursing home, it can be hard to know what to do. You want to keep your loved one safe and also make sure that others are safe. You want to prevent future falls but minimize the disruption to your family member. However, you may not know what to … Continued

Liability in a Nursing Home Abuse Case

Just like the young, the oldest members of our society are some of the most vulnerable to abuse. Even though seniors move to nursing homes to get the care and comfort that they need, too often, their trust is violated, and they become the victims of nursing home abuse. When this happens to you or … Continued