Nelson On Nursing Home Regulation: There's Going To Be Hell To Pay

Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

And it might be weeks -- or even months -- before the massive storm's impact is known.

Through a representative, Carballo told the SunSentinel newspaper that the home has a back-up generator but that it does not power the air conditioning.

Six patients at a sweltering Hollywood nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, authorities said Wednesday, as people confronted a multitude of new hazards in the storm's wake, including oppressive heat, brush-clearing accidents and lethal fumes from generators.

Florida's insurance system has been strengthened since hurricane Andrew as the number of people living in coastal areas surged 27 per cent between 2000 and 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Glendale Owens, the daughter of one of the men who died, said she visited her father in the nursing home Monday and everything seemed fine. This was at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, right? "That's my mother, somebody's mother, somebody's sister, somebody's father".

"Unfathomable", Gov. Rick Scott said of the nursing home deaths.

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Another seven people died in Monroe County, which includes the Keys, officials said on Wednesday.

A spokesman for Scott's office, John Tupps, said "every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned".

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"The building has been sealed off and we are conducting a criminal investigation inside", Hollywood Police Chief Tomas Sanchez told reporters on Wednesday. A patient had gone into cardiac arrest - and died.

"When asked if they had any medical needs or emergencies, (the nursing home) did not request assistance or indicate any medical emergency existed", Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said in a statement. Owner Ralph Marrinson said all five of his Florida facilities lost power after Irma. And at the 15,000-resident Century Village retirement community in Pembroke Pines, where there were also widespread outages, rescue workers went door to door in the 94-degree heat checking on residents and bringing ice, water and meals. While some of the deficiencies appeared likely to affect few residents, the report indicated other more-serious deficiencies were found in areas such as food safety, disposal of garbage and infection-control programs.

At the Hollywood nursing home, Jean Lindor, a kitchen worker, said through a Haitian Creole translator that the air conditioner had not been working since the storm and it had been hot inside.

Tropical Storm Maria threatens Caribbean; storm could rapidly strengthen, forecaster says
The National Weather Service said a gauge at Trilby in Pasco County is at 16.33 feet with the major flood stage is at 16.5 feet. Norma was expected to resume motion toward the north and approach waters west of the peninsula late Sunday or early Monday.

The state was also coping with intense flooding on both coasts and the interior, where rising rivers left some houses marooned in the middle of marshes.

The Lower Keys, including the most populous island, Key West, were still off-limits, with a roadblock in place where the highway was washed out. "I'll be back here numerous times". I know everyone wants to get started, but you've got to be patient. We've got to get water going again. "This is going to be a very uncomfortable time". Lee County schools Superintendent Greg Adkins announced classes will begin September 25 after most of the district's buildings received at least minor damage.

"Canadians tend to be, I would say, sober and pragmatic in their assessments of things and they're a little less inclined to take big, insane risks like some of the people in the states are". "We all have elderly people in facilities, and we all know we depend on those people in those facilities to care for a vulnerable elderly population".

Trump handed out hoagies to storm-addled survivors in Naples. Officials also contacted the power provider, the state said. "People thought thousands and thousands of people may have their lives ended and the number is a very small number, which is a great tribute to you".

"I have nobody", she said. She said she last heard from her sister two days earlier and learned the air conditioning was not working.

Putnam said the storm hammered citrus, vegetable and sugarcane growers, though he didn't put a cost estimate on the damage. "They can't tolerate wet roots", he said.

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"We are devastated by these losses". One question is, why were there mass deaths at this one nursing home when it didn't happen and others?

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