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Eight dead at Florida nursing home after Irma

16 Setiembre 2017, 06:56 | Azura Castelo

The first aerial images have come in of the extensive damage left by Hurricane Irma in South Florida and the Florida Keys, where county administrators said an "astounding recovery effort" that will soon involve an aircraft carrier is beginning Monday.

Like many places in South Florida, the nursing home has been without power since being battered by tropical storm winds and hurricane gusts on the edge of Hurricane Irma. Police said they have opened a probe into possible criminal negligence. Three patients were found dead in the facility and others were found there "in need of immediate transport", officials said.

At least eight elderly residents died at a Florida nursing home which went powerless after Hurricane Irma hit the region, leaving its inhabitants without air conditioning.

There are now no patients at the center.

Katz said hospital staff went room to room in the facility, locating patients and evacuating the building.

How much time elapsed between the transformer failure and the first calls to 911?

Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, said during a news briefing that the Pentagon had put together "the largest-ever mobilisation of our military in a naval and Marine operation".

In recent years the facility has been cited twice for violations related to federal requirements about its backup power capabilities. Another 18 patients in an adjacent behavioral health facility also were evacuated. His network filed false claims for services that were not necessary, or, in some instances, not provided to about 14,000 patients, the indictment says. The deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills were believed to be heat-related.

He estimates that the Birmingham area actually played host to more than 40,000 evacuees when you take into account shelters, RV parks, private homes and campgrounds. But after more deaths sparked new questions about conditions at the center, the body was claimed by the medical examiner. Details on the sixth death were not immediately known. Jon reports: "As of Tuesday, [the facility] was reporting that everything was OK, that they were using portable air conditioners and fans".

Fadek was at a shopping center in Key West when two Chinook helicopters from the Florida National Guard arrived with food and water.

Resident Barbara Bernstein, 83, said it's hard to walk in the dark to the restroom using a flashlight, but most of all, she wants air conditioning back.

Early Wednesday morning is when the residents of the facility started dying. Three other Cubans were killed in coastal provinces when they failed to heed evacuation orders and their homes collapsed. And surely a tighter regulatory regime might have brought extra scrutiny to a nursing home owner who (with his then partners) had paid $15.4 million settlement in a Medicare fraud civil suit back in 2006.

The Florida Department of Health and the Agency for Health Care Administration addressed the timeline Friday, saying, "It is 100 percent the responsibility of health care professionals to preserve life by acting in the best interest of the health and well-being of their patients".

But the home also has a relationship with Larkin Community Hospital, which has a long history of running afoul of health care regulators.

Gould said FPL met with Broward County officials in March before the storm season to discuss what facilities would be prioritized for power restoration this year. There are still ten million people suffering from power failures in the city of Florida, Georgia and Carolinas.

The city of Hollywood got a bit of good news on Thursday, as officials lifted a mandatory boil-water notice that had been instituted on Sunday. Three needed extensive roof fix.



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