Background Information on Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center is a for-profit nursing home located in Florida. The 117-bed facility can be found at 3117 W Gandy Blvd. in Tampa. Bayshore Pointe, known by the legal business name of Sovereign Healthcare of Tampa, is owned by Sovereign Healthcare Holdings, LLC. and managed by Southern Healthcare Management, LLC. As of the time of this post, Medicare has issued a Consumer Alert for the facility after it was cited during inspections for instances of abuse and neglect. Furthermore, Medicare has given Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center an overall rating of two out of five stars for their performance with staffing, health inspections, and resident care.
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Lawsuits Against Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center:
Skop, Dorothy S. E/O vs. Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
Allegations: Ms. Starlet R. Skop, the executrix of Ms. Dorothy Skop’s estate, filed a lawsuit against Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center for nursing home negligence. During Dorothy Skop’s residency at the nursing home, she suffered from multiple infections, medication errors, bedsores, skin tears, malnutrition, dehydration, and fractures to her left hip and femur. The lawsuit filed against the facility alleges that Ms. Skop passed away as a result of the neglect and abuse she suffered.
Boorom, Florence vs. Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
Allegations: Ms. Florence Boorom filed a suit against Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center after suffering a fall in the facility. Ms. Boorom was noted to be a fall-risk upon admittance into the facility. She fell multiple times in the facility due to being unsupervised. One of the falls resulted in Ms. Boorom suffering from a fractured right hip.
Hangen, Ronald J. E/O vs. Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
Allegations: Ms. Carol Hangen, the personal representative of the estate of Mr. Ronald Hagen, filed a lawsuit against Bayshore Pointe for nursing home negligence. While a resident of the facility, Mr. Hagen suffered numerous falls resulting in facial fractures, multiple lacerations needing suturing, and severe weight loss. According to the complaint, Mr. Hangen ultimately passed as a result of Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center’s negligence.
Deficiencies at Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center for Resident Care Violations
June 23rd, 2022, Inspection at Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
During an inspection at the facility, surveyors interviewed and observed several residents and their families. Surveyors were told that the residents’ diapers were rarely changed by the facility’s staff. One of the resident’s family members stated that the resident was, “so wet that the floor beneath him was wet with urine.”
March 2nd, 2022, Inspection at Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
A complaint inspection held at Bayshore Pointe revealed that the facility’s staff had failed to monitor two residents for signs of injury or changes in condition after falls.
August 2nd, 2019, Inspection at Bayshore Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
An August 2nd, 2019, Inspection at the facility determined that nurses had failed to administer medications to one of the residents. The resident was supposed to be receiving a topical treatment for pain twice a day, but received it either once a day or not at all.
*Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual case information above comes from publicly filed allegations gathered from the plaintiff’s complaint. The allegations in the complaint have not been proven true. These cases are not the work of this law firm. The inspection results are provided from public government agency surveys. The state Department of Health conducts a survey of all nursing home facilities at least once every 15 months. The deficiencies listed on this page may have been corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. Citations, ratings, statistics, and deficiencies are current as of the date of this post and will change later on. The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at medicare.gov. This material is not endorsed by the facility noted or by any governmental agency. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility, or medical facility.
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