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Report: A Crisis of their Own Making

Is a Family Member or Someone You Know Not Getting Proper Care at a Nursing Home? Report A Concern

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Nursing staff rallies for better pay, more staffing

Local health care workers demonstrated Thursday outside of Avante, a skilled nursing facility in Palm Beach County.
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Caregivers launch the “We Are Essential, Treat Us Like Heroes” campaign

Long-term care workers across Florida who have been on the frontlines of the pandemic are uniting through their union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, to call on government officials and

2021 Florida Legislator Report Card for Long-Term Care

Find out if your legislator voted to protect nursing home residents and caregivers by voting No on the PCA bill. See the full report card below or click the link.

Unthinkable — lawmakers give nursing homes a free pass, now look to cut quality of care: Jeff Johnson, AARP Florida State Director

Retiring in Florida should come with a warning label. Florida Politics (Op-Ed) March 29, 2021 Thanks to COVID-19, this Session of the Florida Legislature looks and sounds different. With social

COVID-19 Bills Would Protect Florida Nursing Homes From Neglect Lawsuits, Opponents Say

TWO BILLS BEING CONSIDERED BY FLORIDA LAWMAKERS WOULD MAKE IT HARDER FOR PEOPLE TO SUE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN COVID-19-RELATED CASES. OPPONENTS SAY NURSING HOMES SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. WLRN, Wednesday,

WINK NEWS: Is a COVID-19 cover-up leading to case spread at a Fort Myers nursing home?

Reporter: Lauren Sweeney Workers from Heritage Park Rehabilitation and Healthcare, who wished to remain anonymous, told WINK News that they are not being informed about possible infections of COVID-19 at the

Reuters: Florida’s Care Workers Battle to Protect the Elderly

BY ZACHARY FAGENSON AND LYNSEY WEATHERSPOON  17 AUGUST 2020 No place seems safe for Elonda English, not even her car. Just after sunrise on a recent Wednesday she emerged from an overnight

Governor DeSantis Should Include Caregivers on LTC Task Force

Statement from 1199SEIU’s Roxey Nelson Calling on Governor DeSantis to Include Caregivers on LTC Task Force “Nursing home caregivers have the biggest role and second biggest stake in long-term care