Background Information on Lanier Rehabilitation Center
Lanier Rehabilitation Center is a 120-bed for-profit nursing home located at 12740 Lanier Road Jacksonville, FL 32226. There have been prior lawsuits against Lanier Rehabilitation Center as well as inspection citations and deficiencies for violations in resident care. This rehab center has scored 2 out of 5 stars for staffing levels. The staffing rating is based on Registered Nurse (RN) hours per resident per day and total nurse staffing hours per resident per day.
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Lawsuits Against Lanier Rehabilitation Center for Neglect Allegations
The Estate of George C. Melton v. Lanier Terrace, LLC d/b/a Lanier Terrace
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Lanier for failing to provide adequate and appropriate health care, failing to notify the family of the resident of significant changes in health, and failing to protect the resident from infected pressure sores, pneumonia, and septic shock. The resident suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering.
The Estate of Willa F. Smith v. Lanier Terrace, LLC. and North Jacksonville OPCO, LLC, d/b/a Lanier Terrace, LLC.
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Lanier for failing to develop an adequate care plan and failure to properly monitor, supervise, and treat a resident. The resident suffered from renal failure due to Vancomycin toxicity as a result of the failures from the facility.
Fines Imposed Against Lanier Rehabilitation Center
Lanier Rehabilitation Center was fined on September 9, 2015 by the Agency for Health Care Administration for failure to timely submit an adverse incident report. The facility was required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $500.00. Lanier Rehabilitation Center was also fined on March 24, 2015 by the Agency for Health Care Administration for numerous failures, including failing to provide adequate health care, failing to administer medications properly, and failing to implement infection control policies. The facility was required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $2,500.00.
Deficiencies at Lanier Rehabilitation Center for Resident Care Violations
- An April 26, 2018 Inspection at Lanier Rehabilitation Center revealed the facility failed to develop a care plan for contact isolation when a resident was admitted with an infection. The facility also failed to implement a plan of care to prevent pressure ulcers in a resident who was at-risk for skin integrity issues.
- A January 11, 2018 Inspection at Lanier Rehabilitation Center revealed the facility failed to consult with a physician about a resident’s change in treatment and health status. Furthermore, the inspection reported that the facility failed to document an accident that occurred when a resident was receiving a shower from facility staff and injured her femur.
- A November 29, 2017 Inspection at Lanier Rehabilitation Center revealed the facility failed to administer medications according to accepted standards of clinical practice. The medications at this facility were being administered more than hour before or after they were ordered on numerous occasions. The facility did not follow physicians’ orders regarding timely administration of medication.
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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.