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Florida’s Nursing Homes Are Required to Keep the Elderly Safe

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Hurricane season is less than five months away. As much as we all hate the sound of those dire words, it’s important to prepare accordingly year round, especially if we have vulnerable family members such as grandparents or small children. We must be diligent in our preparations in the event of any natural disaster, especially when it comes to protecting the vulnerable elderly population. As Floridians, many of us native to the state, we’ve learned how to prepare our “just in case” supplies ahead of time and store them “for a rainy day”, hoping we won’t need to pull them out and use them.

Nursing Home Neglect: How Do We Prevent Harm and Protect Florida’s Elderly Population?

Nursing home neglect in the south, specifically in Florida, has risen in the last decade. Anywhere a large population of senior citizens make up the demographic, the chance of becoming susceptible to nursing home abuse and neglect rises. Seniors choose to spend their golden years in Florida for our warm weather and beautiful beaches; the thought of spending life’s later years in a nursing home should not come with the added worry that neglect, assault, or abuse is a possibility.

Nursing Home Abuse: Florida’s Senior Population is Vulnerable

While visiting grandparents or elderly relatives at a nursing home or an assisted living facility, reminiscing and enjoying a meal or activity as a family, we want to know our loved one is receiving the best care. The last thing on our mind should be that someone could be causing an elderly loved one harm, neglecting them, abusing them, or that they’re suffering in any way at the hands of those assigned to care for them.

The Week of March 11th-18th in Review: Malpractice, Liability, Negligent Security

During the week of March 11th-18th on the Shaked Law Firm Blog we covered several important topics ranging from malpractice to nursing home abuse and neglect, to negligent security and liability. These topics are important because they can touch any of our lives at any time. We went in-depth about both malpractice and negligent security in a series of articles on both subjects.

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