Heartland of Tamarac Complaints and Citations for Bad Nursing Home Care
Heartland of Tamarac, a 150+ bed nursing home facility located at 6901 NW 70th Ave. in Tamarac, FL 33321, was recently inspected by State of Florida surveyors. The unannounced survey was conducted due to repeated complaints by residents and their families. The resulting investigation resulted in Heartland of Tamarac being cited for violating the following Florida nursing home requirements.
Violation of 483.104(b)(4) – Right of Heartland of Tamarac Resident to Refuse Treatment
An elderly Heartland resident could not make their own medical decisions, so a family member made decisions for the resident. State surveyors found that Heartland of Tamarac violated the above rule in failing to notify the resident’s representative of the right to refuse treatment.
Violation of 483.10(b)(5) – Notice of Rules, Rights, Services and Charges
Heartland of Tamarac was also cited for failing to inform each resident about their financial responsibilities during their residency. State surveyors confirmed that Heartland of Tamarac’s failure to adequately disclose the nursing home’s charges to the Resident resulted in the family being unable to manage his income to cover his expenses. The Heartland of Tamarac facility was also cited for failing to give all the required documents in resident admissions packet.
Suing Heartland of Tamarac in a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit
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Common Injuries Resulting in Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits
- Pressure Sores
- Nursing Home Falls
- Wrongful Death
- Aspiration Pneumonia
- Hip Fractures
- Choking Deaths