Background Information on Hialeah Nursing and Rehab
Hialeah Nursing and Rehab is a 276-bed nursing home facility located 190 West 28th Street, Hialeah, FL 33010. There have been prior lawsuits against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab as well as inspection citations and deficiencies for violations in resident care. According to Medicare’s care compare tool, Hialeah Nursing and Rehab received 2 out of 5 stars for quality of resident care. Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures.
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Lawsuits Against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab for Neglect Allegations
Lindo v. Hialeah Enterprises LLC, d/b/a Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab for failure to care plan, monitor, and supervise a high-risk resident. The resident developed pressure ulcers and infections that led to his deterioration. As a result of his injuries, the resident suffered from physical impairment, disfigurement, and mental anguish.
Perez v. Hialeah Enterprises LLC, d/b/a Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab for failure to provide adequate care and appropriate services to a resident. The resident developed bedsores and deteriorated under the care of the facility. As a result, the resident suffered from physical impairment, disfigurement, mental anguish, and subsequently died.
Dangond, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Lopez v. Hialeah Enterprises LLC, d/b/a Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab for failure to properly monitor, supervise, and provide care to a resident. While at the facility, the resident had multiple falls, with related traumatic injuries, requiring her to be transferred to the hospital. The resident suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering.
Fines Imposed Against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab
Hialeah Nursing and Rehab was fined on May 11, 2018, by the Agency for Health Care Administration for a criminal background screening violation. The facility did not ensure that background screenings were still valid for employees within the facility and did not ensure that background screening results were reviewed by the Agency. The facility was required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $3,500.00. Hialeah Nursing and Rehab was also fined on December 13, 2016, by the Agency for Health Care Administration for failure to provide valid background screening for an employee who had lapses in employment. For this violation, the facility was required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $500.00. Not having the correct staffing procedures can lead to shortages which ultimately are a main cause of resident neglect.
Deficiencies at Hialeah Nursing and Rehab for Resident Care Violations
- A September 13, 2019, Inspection at Hialeah Nursing and Rehab revealed the facility failed to implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse. The facility did not investigate and report an allegation of verbal abuse between two residents.
- A May 24, 2018, Inspection at Hialeah Nursing and Rehab revealed the facility failed to honor the resident’s right of self-determination and did not provide the proper food choices to a resident. Furthermore, the facility did not honor the resident’s grievances and make a prompt effort to resolve them.
- A June 29, 2017, Inspection at Hialeah Nursing and Rehab revealed the facility failed to care for and respect a resident during daily activities and dining. The resident was not capable of eating nor of understanding television programming, nonetheless, the facility placed the resident in a position where she watched others eat and positioned the resident against the wall.
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*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.