Background Information on Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center
Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center is a for-profit nursing home in Melbourne, Florida. This 120-bed facility can be found at 4251 Stack Boulevard in Brevard County and is known also by its legal business name of Sovereign Healthcare of Atlantic Shores, LLC. Atlantic Shores Nursing &Rehab Center, owned by Sovereign Healthcare Holdings, LLC., has been given a 2 out of 5 star rating by Medicare on their Care Compare site. This rating is based on the facility’s results on health inspections, staffing reports, and resident care. According to the staffing reports that Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center provided Medicare, the average time that Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with a resident per day at the facility is 23 minutes. According to Medicare, the national average for nursing facility RNs to spend per resident per day is 40 minutes.
Lawsuit Against Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuit has been filed against Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center:
Gravelle, Jean E/O vs. Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center
Allegations: While a resident at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center, Ms. Gravelle developed a urinary tract infection, multiple bedsores, and became malnourished as well as dehydrated. As a result of her UTI going untreated, Ms. Gravelle became septic and went into renal failure, which led to her death. The deceased’s adult children pursued a nursing home negligence lawsuit against the facility after witnessing their mother’s decline.
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Deficiencies at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center for Resident Care Violations
February 11th, 2021, Inspection at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center
During an inspection at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center, it was noted that staff had failed to properly assess and treat a resident for a limited range of motion. The resident was observed by inspectors to have a contracture of her right hand and did not have a splint on her hand. When staff were questioned about the contracture, and the resident’s files were pulled, it was discovered that the resident had been previously assessed as having no impairment to her upper extremities.
June 7th, 2019, Inspection at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center
While conducting interviews with residents at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center, inspectors were told of the long wait times to receive showers or personal hygiene care. One resident informed inspectors that she had not received a shower or bed bath in three weeks. When staff were interviewed about the issue, they explained that they did not have enough time to provide personal hygiene care to residents. The facility was noted to be very short-staffed at the time of the inspection.
March 29th, 2018, Inspection at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehab Center
Based on observation, record reviews, and interviews, this inspection determined that the facility failed to provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new wounds from developing.
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