Protecting Florida’s most vulnerable citizens: long-term care failures

“A focus has been placed on the conditions of the state’s 2,956 assisted living facilities since a year-long investigation by the Miami Herald revealed widespread neglect and abuse and a failure by the state to act against even the worst of the bad facilities. Two months ago, in a followup to those revelations, the state Senate Health Regulation Committee launched its own investigation and recently issued a report sharply critical of the state Agency for Health Care Administration for lax oversight of assisted living facilities and called for sweeping legislative reforms.”

To read this important editorial: http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2011/sep/26/editorial-florida-must-do-a-far-better-job-of-in/

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