Archive for the ‘Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse’ Category

Nursing Home Abuse- The Tale of Chief White Owl

Published August 19th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Joe-firm bio2NURSING HOME ABUSE – THE TALE OF CHIEF WHITE OWL

 In prior blogs, I have addressed the lack of nursing home owner accountability in the State of Florida.  Specifically, many facilities do not strive to provide good care to the …

Investing in our Nation’s Seniors…..May end up costing us all

Published July 31st, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

joshua_ferraroPrivate Equity is Investing in our Nations’ Seniors . . . And it may end up costing us all

According to U.S. Census, the number of older Americans is projected to grow by more than one hundred percent (100%) over …

Nursing Homes – Owner Accountability

Published February 24th, 2012. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Joe-firm bio2Florida nursing homes are governed by Florida Statutes Chapter 400, the purpose of which is to provide for the development, establishment and enforcement of basic standards for both the care of persons in nursing homes as well as the maintenance …

Monitor the Quality of Care

Published June 22nd, 2009. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Selecting the proper nursing home is only half of the battle – the other half is making sure that the nursing home provides proper care.  The best way to protect your loved one is by making personal visits to the …

How to Protect Your Loved One in a Nursing Home

Published June 22nd, 2009. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

We have all seen the television exposes which show a vulnerable nursing home resident being slapped, kicked or punched by an employee of the nursing home.  It is important to appreciate that these documented episodes are not isolated incidents; to …

Choose the Correct Nursing Home

Published June 19th, 2009. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

One of the most important decisions you can make for an aging loved one is selecting the correct nursing facility.  As a result, the key to making the right choice is research.  First, start by checking the government nursing home …


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