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Five die in Florida nursing home after Irma knocked out power


MIAMI/SAN JUAN, P.R. (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma has claimed five more lives, patients at a Florida nursing home that lost electricity during the storm that brought widespread flooding and power outages over the weekend, authorities said on Wednesday. (Reuters US News) More More

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Posted on 24 November 2017 | 11:33 am | Google News

Hurricane Irma: Deaths of 12 people in sweltering nursing home ruled as homicide, police say - The Independent


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Hurricane Irma: Deaths of 12 people in sweltering nursing home ruled as homicide, police say
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The deaths of 12 people in a sweltering Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma wiped out power to the building have been ruled as homicides, police say. The Rehabilitation Center in Miami was evacuated on 13 September when three residents died after ...
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Posted on 23 November 2017 | 10:06 am | Google News

Nursing home tells Congress Irma deaths not staff's fault - Tampabay.com


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Nursing home tells Congress Irma deaths not staff's fault
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In this Sept. 13 photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to ...
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Posted on 21 November 2017 | 6:56 pm | Google News

State scrubbed nursing home inspection information from its website - The Ledger


State scrubbed nursing home inspection information from its website
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In September, 13 frail elders died miserable deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in the sweltering aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which knocked out the home's cooling system. The Miami Herald and other media wrote extensively about ...

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Posted on 21 November 2017 | 7:24 am | Google News

Nursing Home Tells Congress Irma Deaths Not Staff's Fault - U.S. News & World Report


Nursing Home Tells Congress Irma Deaths Not Staff's Fault
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A Florida nursing home under investigation for the deaths of 13 patients after Hurricane Irma says in a letter to Congress that staff members did everything possible but couldn't overcome a lack of power to the central air conditioner. Nov ...

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Posted on 20 November 2017 | 4:57 pm | Google News

New nursing home legislation would strengthen elder care ombudsman - Sun Sentinel


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New nursing home legislation would strengthen elder care ombudsman
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At least a dozen bills to regulate nursing homes are under consideration in the Florida Legislature after 14 people died at a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma. The latest are ... Under Tuesday's bills, the ...

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Posted on 14 November 2017 | 5:35 pm | Google News

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