emfizz.com
emfizz.com November 25, 2017


Dead After Irma Knocks Out AC at Nursing Home

16 September 2017, 12:59 | Terri Saunders

Owner of nursing home where 6 died has history of fraud allegations

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills Florida

The six people who died were patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills.

Scott vowed to punish anyone found culpable in the deaths.

Chief Tom Sanchez, the Hollywood Police Chief told that the precautionary checks would be scheduled to be done at other 42 nursing homes of Hollywood.

The facility is not the only Florida nursing home that has been left without power by Irma. One of them was later evacuated because of the heat. "We have other patients in critical care", he said, though he didn't elaborate.

The state has the largest percentage of residents who are 65 or older - 19.1% - the Pew Research Center said in 2014, citing census figures.

A kitchen worker at the center told the Miami Herald that the facility "had power from a generator to cook meals, but no air conditioning".

Power outages also remain an issue in the Jacksonville area. Florida's biggest utility lined up fix trucks in the Miami area, but officials say it could be more than a week before electricity is back for everyone.

Raelin Story, a Broward County spokesperson, said fire rescue operatives arrived at the home to find the facilities sweltering hot, leaving numerous elderly patients unable to breathe.

Jose Mourinho Is Furious With Paul Pogba Over Hamstring Injury
Mourinho and his staff feel Pogba ignored medical opinion over his long-lasting hamstring injury, as per reports from the Sun . It was reported by Mirror that the Red Devils boss was "furious" with the young midfielder for ignoring club advice.


Listen to Niall Horan's Sentimental New Tune 'Too Much To Ask'
Horan is now embarking on a series of intimate live dates, what he's called the " Flicker Sessions" tour. "One of the best gigs I've ever been involved in", said Horan.


AIADMK crisis: Dinakaran complains Tamil Nadu police harassing MLAs loyal to him
He claimed that there was no violation of rules by the MLAs, and they had not "betrayed the party, and not left the party". The Madras High Court had on Thursday directed that no floor test be held in the state Assembly till September 20.


Hollywood police were tipped off about the patients in distress at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on Wednesday morning around 4:00 a.m. Hollywood Police announced Wednesday they had started a criminal investigation.

Carbon monoxide from a generator is also suspected in the death of a man in Miami, while authorities say another dozen people were treated for carbon monoxide-related illnesses on Tuesday in Polk and Brevard counties.

Police have also started a criminal investigation, Sanchez added.

City officials confirmed that three of the senior citizens died at the nursing home, while another five succumbed to complications after being evacuated to Memorial Regional Hospital, which is located just a short distance away.

The nursing home's administrator, Jorge Carballo, said in a statement Wednesday evening that it was "cooperating fully with relevant authorities to investigate the circumstances that led to this unfortunate and tragic outcome". "Every facility that is charged with caring for patients must take every action and precaution to keep their patients safe - especially patients that are in poor health". There are 683 nursing homes in Florida with more than 84,000 beds, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, which licenses and regulates these facilities. The ex-husband of 71-year-old victim Gail Nova said her devastated family believes the facility should lose its license. Residents seeking respite flocked into the hallways and gathered around the small - too-small - portable air conditioners. But after more deaths sparked new questions about conditions at the center, the body was claimed by the medical examiner. She said Bobby Owens had been at the facility for more than 10 years.

Friends and relatives of the patients rushed to the nursing home Wednesday after learning that eight people had died. "But nobody from the facility has told me anything yet".

While staying in a hot building is unsafe for the elderly, experts say that the best thing for older people in a hurricane is often to shelter in a place, according to NBC.

Sharief said she's been concerned about the lack of power to facilities that are home to the elderly and others particularly vulnerable to the heat.



Other News

Trending Now

PPO Below Signal on Shares of London Stock Exchange Group PLC (LDNXF)
Blue Bell Private Wealth Management invested in 766 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 1 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average.

Clay Travis '1st Amendment and boobs' comments end CNN segment
This came out of nowhere, unnerving Baldwin and prompting her to end the segment early. "I'm done", she said. Otherwise, neither the First Amendment nor boobs are relevant here.

'Iranian pilgrims' among 50 dead in Islamic State-claimed Iraq blast
In the first attack, gunmen opened fire and threw grenades in a crowded roadside restaurant and a suicide bomber blew up a vest. Thursday's attack, along a highway near the city of Nassiriya, was one of the largest in the country in recent months.

Brandin Cooks trying to treat New Orleans return as just "another game"
Peterson only had 18 yards rushing in their first game, but it was tied for the best on the team with rooking Alvin Kamara . The Patriots went on to a comfortable win, 34-17, carrying the momentum for the rest of what proved to be a magical season.

Yu Yureka 2 with 16-megapixel camera, 4GB RAM launched in India
Like every other smartphone in its price range, YU Yureka 2 also boasts of a fingerprint scanner at the back. On the connectivity front, the device supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, dual-SIM and micro USB port.

Trump to sign resolution condemning white-nationalist groups
Even without a retraction, Scott said he felt the president had clearly reflected on the uproar his comments caused. Scott is now the only black Republican senator, and the pair discussed race issues in the wake of Charlottesville.

Facebook issues new guidelines for content creators
These standards will apply to ad placements where context could matter, including in-stream ads and Instant Articles. Facebook now says publishers will need a "sufficient" follower base in order to monetize their content with ads.

Wallabies star Folau embroiled in gay marriage Twitter storm
Mayman called on church leaders who are part of the "no" campaign to distance themselves from Shelton's claims. Some have described the same-sex marriage debate as "marriage equality".

Pakistan beat World XI in 3rd match to seal Independence Cup
Du Plessis said the significance of their tour was that it was something that was bigger than just playing for one's country. For the live streaming, cricket lovers in Pakistan can visit the official website of #ptv sports .

Motel 6 Says It Has Stopped Reporting Undocumented Immigrants To ICE
The piece begins with the story of Manuel Rodriguez-Juarez, an undocumented landscaper who got in an argument with his girlfriend. And the Phoenix locations are corporate-owned, not franchised, which makes it less likely that these are rogue operators.