According to FloridaHealthFinder.gov, four out of six nursing homes in Tallahassee are on the "watch list", which means they have had recent reports of severe treatment. "I've seen more abuse and neglect in fifteen years than anybody needs to see in a lifetime in nursing homes, and I'm tired of it," said Brian Lee, Executive Director of Families for Better Care. He says issues like stolen property, neglect and abuse are common in nursing homes throughout the country, but often hidden from public view.
"Most of the information," said Lee, "especially from public officials that they receive is one-sided and from the nursing home industry." To read the entire article click here.