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Patient advocacy groups slam Florida's largest nursing home provider for bad care listen

10/22/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: healthcare, nursing homes, Consulate, SEIU, patient care

Florida received a B-rating for nursing home care in the state, but one chain isn’t doing quite so hot. Consulate Health Care is the largest provider in the state of Florida. Angela Lusk with the Service Employee’s International Union says the company is falling behind state averages in almost every key factor of elderly care.

“Pressure ulcers are very painful sores that residents can get. They take a long time to heal and they can lead to other complications like skin and bone infection....

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