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Tampa Personal Injury Blogs from January, 2015

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Tampa - What to Know Prior to Selecting a Nursing Home


Selecting a nursing home facility or an assisted living facility for a loved one can be an extremely difficult and confusing decision. Florida has nearly 700 long term care facilities and accounts for nearly 72,000 residents. With so many choices, it can make the decision of which facility to select much more difficult. Our Tampa Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys can assist you and answer questions to assist in this difficult decision.

Prior to selecting a long term care facility for your loved one, it is important to research the facilities' survey history. Because long term care facilities are governed by the Agency for Health Care Administration, there is a public website run through the Agency for Health Care Administraction that provides survey history of all the facilities. Nursing homes are also rated by their survey history and can be awarded the Nursing Home Gold Seal Award.

Our lawyers handle nursing home neglect cases throughout Florida, including Broward County, Dade County, Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Manatee County, Polk County, Orange County and Sarasota County. Should you have any questions regarding the decision to place a loved one in an assisted living facility or nursing home, please contact us, your Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys.

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