Hosted by Marti Oakley and Debbie Dahmer
Guest will be: Carole Herman- - President and Founder of FATE -Foundation on Aiding the Elderly, blogs in the Huffington Post.
Discussion first hour will be the FS 400.0238 Punitive Damage Limitations and FS 400.0239 Quality of Long Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund. The Estate of George A. Dahmer aka Former Pro Wrestler Chief White Owl Wrongful Death's Case- Plantiff's wife mandated to pay 50% of Punitive Damages to Agency for Health Care Administration for Quality of Long Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund. Family was not notified until 7 years later. No Jurors, Family members, or anyone in court room was notified of the Civil Money Penalty Projects back in a Jury Trail in Nov-2012. Nursing Homes can apply for Grants to improve their care facilities. States that are included in CMS- Centers for Medicare & Medicade Services Grants are Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Foundation Aiding the Elderly (FATE) is a Sacramento, California based 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation whose objective is to serve as a voice for patients and to bring about national reforms and enforcement of the laws governing the nursing home industry and its regulatory agencies in order to assure proper care, civil rights and meaningful, dignified life for the elderly in long-term care facilities.