With the likely departure of Florida’s second longterm-care ombudsman in two years, advocates for the elderly and providers of long-term care say they are mystified.
Jim Crochet, who became the state’s top watchdog for elder-care residents in 2011, was placed on administrative leave Friday amid an investigation by the Department of Elder Affairs. Agency staffers were admonished to notify senior officials if Crochet tried to contact them.
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