A video obtained by CNN shows a naked lady sitting on the bed in the hallway in a Florida nursing home where eight elderly people died.
The nursing home staff used fans in the sweltering heat, the residents are suffering in the heat. A 34-second long video clip captured a couple in a room at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood.
The video shows the fan on a nightstand which spreading and blowing air all over in the room. Those two residents captured in the video was receiving medical care and recovering, according to the family member who filmed a couple in a nursing home room.
The nursing home said this week, “The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills expresses its deepest sympathy to the family members of the residents who passed away following a prolonged outage of our air conditioning system due to Hurricane Irma.”
“We are devastated by these losses. We are fully cooperating with all authorities and regulators to assess what went wrong and to ensure our other residents are cared for,” nursing home added.
In a statement, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said, “When asked if they had any medical needs or emergencies, (the nursing home) did not request assistance or indicate any medical emergency existed.”
This week the nursing home said that on Sunday they called Florida Power & Light and informed that air conditioning was not working due to the power outage, the use of 10 portable units was started that day.
The facility sad, “It’s important to note that through Monday, the building was still cool and the spot coolers were in place maintaining required temperatures.”
According to facility, they received calls from an official with its parent on Monday and Tuesday, the official called multiple agencies to address the problem. The facility said that workers of nursing home repeatedly called Florida Power & Light but the transformer had not been fixed. The timeline of the facility said the nursing home workers received, even more portable air conditioners. The workers get them from a nearby hospital.
“Every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned,” a spokesperson for Scott’s office John Tupps said.