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FHCA Statement on Gov. Emergency Rule

The Florida Health Care Association and LeadingAge Florida support Gov. Rick Scott’s intent to increase generator capacity to help harden nursing care centers even more effectively against disasters. We look forward to working with the Governor, the Legislature, and regulators to discuss how these meaningful goals can be achieved timely and reasonably, including implementation, funding support and regulatory procedures for…

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Nursing Home Power Updates

“Florida Health Care Association continues to receive updates from nursing homes throughout the state, including some that had not been able to report to us previously. This is a rapidly developing situation and we will update this statement to reflect the most recent information we receive.

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Statement from FHCA on Broward Nursing Home Fatalities

“Florida’s long term care facilities and entire profession of caregivers join in expressing our deepest sorrow for the families of the residents who lost their lives earlier this week at one location. A natural disaster of this magnitude presents extreme challenges to every sector, especially those entrusted with the care of Florida’s aging seniors. As of this afternoon, we can…

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Max Hauth Named Honorary Lifetime Member

At the 2017 Annual Conference, long-time member Max Hauth of Hauth Health Care Consultants was recognized with an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Florida Health Care Association.

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Two Emerald Coast Rehabilitation Center Volunteers Honored by FHCA

Two volunteers at Emerald Coast Rehabilitation Center in Fort Walton recently received statewide recognition for their contributions – Gladys Santiago as the Adult Volunteer of the Year and Neil Godfreaux and the members of Neil’s Sing-a-Long as Group Volunteer of the Year. The awards, presented during the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) Annual Conference in Orlando July 31-August 4, is…

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FHCA Recognizes Julie Ann Kemman and Aida De Salamanca as 2017 Willis J. Gregson Honorees

More than 800 long term care professionals from across Florida were on hand to applaud Julie Ann Kemman of Health Care Professional Consulting Services, Inc. and Aida De Salamanca of Allied Mobile X-ray and Ultrasound as they were honored with the 2017 Willis J. Gregson Award by Florida Health Care Association (FHCA). The award, presented to Kemman and De Salamanca…

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Joe Mitchell Named 2017 Circle of Excellence Award Recipient

On August 3 during FHCA’s 2017 Annual Conference in Orlando, Joe Mitchell, President of Summit Care II, was presented with the 2017 Walter M. Johnson, Jr. Circle of Excellence Award, FHCA’s highest honor.The Walter M. Johnson, Jr. Circle of Excellence Award is given annually to a member of FHCA who has made significant contributions in the past year and has…

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Matthew Thompson Named 2017 Assisted Living Facility Administrator of the Year

Tallahassee, FL – More than 800 long term care professionals from across Florida were on hand to applaud Matthew Thompson, Director of Health and Financial Services at The Villa at Carpenters in Lakeland, as he was honored as the statewide 2017 Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Administrator of the Year by Florida Health Care Association (FHCA). The award, presented during FHCA’s…

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PruittHealth-Santa Rosa Earns FHCA’s 2017 Media and Community Involvement Award

More than 800 long term care professionals from across Florida were on hand to applaud PruittHealth-Santa Rosa in Milton as it received the statewide 2017 Media and Community Involvement award from Florida Health Care Association (FHCA). The award, presented during FHCA’s Annual Conference in Orlando July 31-August 4, is among the highest honors given in Florida’s long term care profession.

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Ron Legere Named 2017 Resident of the Year

More than 800 long term care professionals from across Florida were on hand to applaud Ronald Legere of Margate Health & Rehabilitation Center in Margate as he was honored as the statewide 2017 Resident of the Year by Florida Health Care Association (FHCA). The award, presented during FHCA’s Annual Conference in Orlando July 31-August 4, is the highest honor given…

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