Coral Bay Healthcare and Rehab is a 1 star nursing home. This means that the government agency inspectors rated this facility as the lowest possible due to patient care concerns. At the time of this investigation, Coral Bay nursing home was one of only four nursing homes in Palm Beach County with a single star rating. As West Palm Beach nursing home abuse attorneys, this 1 star rating deeply concerns us.
Why Did Coral Bay Rehab Receive a Low Star Rating from Medicare and Medicaid?
State and Federal surveyors conduct random inspections of Florida nursing homes. The findings of these random nursing home inspections is public record, and factors into the facility’s star rating. A nursing home’s star rating is scaled from 1 to 5, with 1 star being the lowest and 5 star being the highest. In their inspections at Coral Bay, surveyors found repeated patient care deficiencies. This negligent resident care was found in 33% of sampled residents. Patient care citations against Coral Bay nursing home included:
- Failing to assist residents with ADL’s (activities of daily living, such as walking, showering, eating and repositioning in bed)
- Failing to get residents to their doctors, when care was needed
- “Continuous concerns related to medication administration and call light response”
- Investigators stated that a resident called for help and had to wait an hour for a nurse to respond to the call light
Consulate Healthcare: The Real Owners and Operators of Coral Bay
Consulate Healthcare is the true owner and operator of the West Palm Beach nursing home, Coral Bay Health and Rehab. This is the same Consulate Healthcare that recently was slapped with a $347 million fraud judgment in a Florida qui tam trial. In addition to whistleblower lawsuits and tens of thousands of dollars in fines from governmental agencies, Consulate faces civil lawsuits for nursing home negligence as well. Families of victims that were hurt or killed inside Coral Bay and other Consulate facilities have sought justice through a nursing home abuse lawsuit.
Suing Coral Bay for Nursing Home Abuse
Our nursing home abuse lawyers have years of experience suing Consulate for nursing home abuse. We have successfully prosecuted injury claims against Consulate facilities like Coral Bay for victims and their families.
Common nursing home injuries that result in lawsuits include:
- Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers
- Falls resulting in injury
- Dehydration and undernourishment
- Wrongful death
A quick Palm Beach County docket search reveals the following nursing home negligence cases that have been filed against Coral Bay Rehab, which does business under its corporate name, “2939 SOUTH HAVERHILL ROAD OPERATIONS LLC“:
|Case Number||Court Type||Case Type||Arrest Date||File Date||Plaintiff||Defendant||DOB||Status|
|50-2014-CA-015218-XXXX-MB||Circuit Civil||NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE||12/22/2014||Kiedel, Michael F. vs.||2939 SOUTH HAVERHILL ROAD OPERATIONS LLC,||Closed|
|50-2014-CA-003117-XXXX-MB||Circuit Civil||NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE||03/14/2014||Yates, Edwin vs.||2939 SOUTH HAVERHILL ROAD OPERATIONS LLC,||Closed|
|50-2013-CA-003629-XXXX-MB||Circuit Civil||NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE||03/01/2013||Shore, Joel vs.||2939 SOUTH HAVERHILL ROAD OPERATIONS LLC,||Open|