Background Information on Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care is a 240-bed facility located at 1902 59th St. W in Bradenton, Florida. It can be found next to HCA Florida Blake Hospital. The facility’s legal name is Fi-Casa Mora, LLC. and is owned by Florida Institute for Long Term Care, LLC. In the last three years, Casa Mora has been fined twice by the federal government for health and safety citations. As of the time of this post, the facility has been given an overall rating of three out of five stars by Medicare. This rating is based on Casa Mora’s health inspections, resident care measures, and staffing reports.
In the past three years, Casa Mora has received a total of 19 complaints that resulted in a citation. Additionally, the rate of residents’ successful return to home after rehabilitation is 35.8%, compared to the national average of 52.7%.
Lawsuits Against Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care:
Vizmuller, Bohumir E/O vs. Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Allegations: The estate of Bohumir Vizmuller filed a lawsuit against Casa Mora after he was neglected while in the facility. Due to the neglect, Mr. Vizmuller developed respiratory failure, aspiration pneumonia, leukocytosis, and skin integrity issues such as a fungal infection.
Stern Jr., Walter E/O vs. Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Allegations: During his time at Casa Mora, Mr. Stern suffered from falls resulting in a femur fracture, the development of a bedsore on his coccyx, a urinary tract infection (UTI), dehydration, and medication errors. In the lawsuit filed by Mr. Stern’s estate, it is alleged that the injuries and infections that Mr. Stern suffered at the facility directly led to his death.
Deficiencies at Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care for Resident Care Violations
March 24th, 2022, Inspection at Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Based on observations, interviews, and medical record review, inspectors determined that the facility had failed to provide care and document injuries for a resident. Resident #140 had developed a wound on his left foot due to constantly scratching it. When the wound was noticed, a staff member put a bandage on the wound, but did not document it in the resident’s records. Upon further investigation, staff said that Resident #140’s wound should have been assessed and documented upon discovery.
January 8th, 2021, Inspection at Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Inspectors discovered that Casa Mora’s medication error rate was 36.36%. According to professional standards of care, a nursing home’s medication error rate should be below 5%.
March 14th, 2019, Inspection at Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended Care
This inspection determined that the facility had failed to ensure that one of their residents was provided a wheelchair so that he could participate in activities at the facility. When the resident was interviewed about this issue, he stated, “I don’t have a wheelchair or a walker. I would like to go do things. I just don’t have a way to get there.”
*The above does not mean your loved one would be in harm at this facility. Each facility gets inspected often. Almost all facilities have deficiencies. Many face civil lawsuits. You should not make a facility placement decision based solely on the above information. 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 is publicly filed information gathered from the publicly filed complaint. This information and 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 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 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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