Brookdale Rehabilitation Center is a licensed assisted living facility that is located at 4201 Springtree Drive, Sunrise, FL 33351-6163 in Broward County. This living facility is a for-profit nursing home and provides nursing services for seniors. The owner and licensee of this facility is Emeritus Corporation. There are 246 licensed beds in the facility and the current license it holds is still effective until January 17, 2019. There are a number of Brookdale Sunrise lawsuits and Inspection Report citations over the past few years.
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Current Brookdale Sunrise Lawsuits
Brookdale Sunrise was recently sued in 2017 for alleged nursing home negligence.
Case – Susan Farina vs. Emeritus Corporation d/b/a Brookdale Sunrise
The most recent Brookdale Sunrise lawsuit was filed on behalf of Maria Skibinsky against Brookdale Sunrise. The allegations involve negligence on the part of Brookdale Sunrise in terms of development and provision of sufficient care and supervision to Maria Skibinsky. Brookdale Sunrise allegedly failed to take actions to prevent falls suffered by Maria Skibinsky within the facility, which resulted in fractured fibula and respiratory failure. Sadly, all of these injuries resulted in the death of Ms. Skibinsky.
Recent Brookdale Sunrise Health Inspection Citations
Aside from Brookdale Sunrise lawsuits, there were a number of non-compliance issues that have been cited against Brookdale Sunrise over the past few years. A majority of these citations are related to general facility safety, employee registration and service deficiencies. The latest of these surveys was on January 29, 2018, and there was one particular citation against Brookdale Sunrise.
January 29, 2018 Inspection Report
On January 29, 2018, an unannounced licensure complaint survey was conducted at Brookdale Sunrise and it was found out that the facility is not in compliance with ST – A0010 – Admissions – Continued Residency and Rule: 58A-5.0181.
Based on the survey conducted, it was found out that there was a failure on the part of the facility to accurately complete the Florida Health Assessment form (form 1823). This was true for 33% of sample Resident Records that were reviewed. Also, it was also found out that the facility had failed to provide and maintain an amended financial contract for 33% of sample Resident Contracts that had been reviewed. These findings are not compliant with the rules set in ST-A0010-Admissions-Continued Residency and Rule: 58A-5.0181.