Court Backs Moves To Shutter Hollywood Nursing Home After DeathsA state appeals court Wednesday upheld moves by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to shut down a Broward County nursing home that drew nationwide attention last year after the deaths of residents following Hurricane Irma.
Expert: Coolers At Nursing Home Where 12 Died Made It WorseCoolers at a Hollywood nursing home where 12 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma actually made things worse, according to testimony released this week.
Medical Examiner: Hollywood Nursing Home Staff Had Chance To Save Patients One of the people who performed autopsies on some the people who died at a nursing home after the power went out during Hurricane Irma gave jaw-dropping testimony.
Hospital Worker Says Nursing Home Where 12 Died Smelled Like Urine, Feces Tracy Meltzer remembers the moment she arrived on the sweltering second floor of The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills shortly after Hurricane Irma.
Nursing Homes Look For State Money For GeneratorsFlorida's largest nursing-home association has one question: Will the state help foot the costs of generators at nursing homes?
Exclusive: Nursing Home Hires New Orleans Attorney, Outlines DefensesJim Cobb is a New Orleans attorney who represented a Louisiana nursing home where 35 residents drowned during Hurricane Katrina.
Exclusive: Nursing Home Employees Describe Chaotic Evacuation After DeathsIn their first and only interview, two Hollywood Hills nursing home employees want the public to know they did everything they could.
Exclusive: Woman Who Called Governor Before Nursing Home Deaths Expected “Better Response”“You can be as prepared as possible but until the real deal happens you just never know what to expect,” said Natasha Anderson.
Exclusive: Nursing Home Sought Help From Lobbyist Friend Of GovernorBill Rubin lobbied on behalf of Dr. Jack Michel so Michel could obtain the license for the Hollywood Hills nursing home.
New Lawsuit Filed Against Hollywood Nursing Home After Death Of Elderly PatientMelek Elezaby was a patient at Hollywood Hills for three years when Hurricane Irma struck.
Judge Rejects Emergency Generator RulesThe judge said the state failed to demonstrate that the need to increase the self-sufficiency of nursing homes and ALFs is an “emergency.”
Florida Congresswoman Introducing Legislation To Ensure Safety In Nursing Homes After Natural DisastersHurricane Irma brought pain and suffering for people all across the state of Florida.
Court Sides With Gov. Scott In Nursing Home BattleA mandate by Governor Rick Scott that all nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the state have generators to power air conditions has survived its first court battle.
Court Backs Scott On Emergency RulesAn appeals court gave a victory to Gov. Rick Scott in one part of a legal battle about emergency rules on generators at nursing homes.
Summit Looks To Avoid Another Nursing Home Horror"We are saddened and enraged. Never, ever, ever can we allow it to happen again," said U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), speaking at a summit Thursday on the nursing home horror in Hollywood that followed Hurricane Irma.