Background Information on Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
As of the time of this post, Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center has a rating of 3 of out of 5 stars on Medicare’s Care Compare site. This rating looks at how well facilities do on health inspections, staffing reports, and quality measures. Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center is located at 401 East Sample Road in Pompano Beach, Florida, across the street from Broward Health North. It is a relatively large facility with 194-beds.
The legal name of the nursing home is Fi-Broward Nursing, LLC. and it is owned by the Florida Institute for Long Term Care, LLC. Within the last three years, Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center has received two federal fines totaling $164,915. Nursing homes receive federal fines when they receive a serious fire or health safety citation or fail to correct a prior citation.
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Lawsuits Against Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center:
Lamas, Kevin E/O vs. Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: Mr. Lamas’ daughter sued Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center on behalf of her father for failing to properly care for him. While Mr. Lamas was a resident in the nursing home, staff failed to prevent and treat the development of a wound and a sepsis infection which resulted in an above the knee amputation of Mr. Lamas’ left leg.
Codada, Marie vs. Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: During Ms. Codada’s residency at the facility, she was improperly supervised which led to her suffering a preventable fall. As a result of her fall, Ms. Codada fractured her tibia.
Deficiencies at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center for Resident Care Violations
October 27th, 2022, Inspection at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
Based on review of the facility’s policies and procedures, and interviews with residents’ families and staff members, it was determined that the facility failed to honor residents’ rights by ensuring that residents wore their own clothing and not other residents’.
August 17th, 2021, Inspection at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
An inspection occurred at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center after the sudden death of one of the residents. The resident had been recently transferred to the facility from the hospital. He had Type 2 Diabetes and received insulin. His vitals had been stable upon admission into Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center, but only a few hours later the resident coded and was pronounced dead. During the time the resident was in the facility, his blood glucose was not monitored.
December 7th, 2020, Inspection at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center
This inspection at the facility focused on an elopement of a resident that occurred in November of 2020. During the December 7th, 2020, inspection at Deerfield Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center, surveyors conducted interviews to determine the failures of the facility in allowing the elopement to occur. On 11/26/20, the resident exited the facility through a door in the kitchen unnoticed by staff. The Food Services Director heard the exit alarm but turned it off due to an assumption that it was one of her workers taking out the trash. The resident was last seen in his room around 11:30am. Police were notified by the facility at approximately 1pm that day. The next morning, the facility notified the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF). The resident was eventually located in the afternoon on 11/27/20 when he entered a nearby emergency room. He self-reported a fall to the hospital staff.
*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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