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Florida caretakers leave residents to suffer

In the series, Neglected to Death, Miami Herald reporters Michael Sallah, Rob Barry and Carol Marbin Miller revealed that "caretakers in assisted-living facilities across Florida" were neglecting patients of proper medical attention and basic care. The improper care has led to the deaths of dozens of residents. The Herald obtained "confidential records" from the Department of Children & Families that documented the deaths of "70 people who died in the past eight years from the actions of their caregivers." Many of the cases are overlooked, and the caretakers are rarely held accountable for the deaths of the residents.

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