Information on PruittHealth – Fleming Island Nursing Home
PruittHealth – Fleming Island, located at 2040 Town Center Blvd. in Fleming Island, FL., is a 97-bed nursing home. This for-profit facility is also known by its legal business name, PruittHealth – Fleming Island, LLC. While the nursing home has received high ratings by Medicare for staffing levels, as of this post, it has only earned a two out of five stars rating for quality measures. Medicare reports that PruittHealth – Fleming Island residents had a higher percentage of emergency room visits than the national average for nursing home residents. Pruitt Health – Fleming Island has been sued in the past for nursing home negligence and wrongful death claims. The facility has also received multiple citations for resident care during health and safety inspections.
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Lawsuits Against PruittHealth – Fleming Island for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against PruittHealth – Fleming Island alleging nursing home negligence and resident care violations:
Roessler E/O vs. PruittHealth – Fleming Island
Allegations: As a result of negligence, Mrs. Roessler suffered the development of a necrotic, unstageable bed sore on her sacrum, which became infected and resulted in sepsis. PruittHealth – Fleming Island failed to provide adequate wound care to prevent the development and deterioration of the bed sore. Mrs. Roessler was hospitalized due to the infected wound and underwent multiple debridement surgeries in the hospital.
Reilly E/O vs. Pruitt Health Fleming Island
Allegations: Due to lack of care and supervision, Mr. Reilly suffered the development of a bed sore on his left heel and a urinary tract infection, which resulted in sepsis. Mr. Reilly ultimately passed away. His personal representative and surviving spouse, Susan Reilly, alleged that her husband suffered a wrongful death due to the neglect he suffered at PruittHealth – Fleming Island.
Gould E/O vs. PruittHealth Fleming Island
Allegations: Staff at the facility failed to monitor changes in Mr. Gould’s condition and failed to provide him with adequate and appropriate healthcare. As a result of these failures, Mr. Gould suffered injury and wrongful death. Mr. Gould’s surviving children, Ms. Chauvin and Mr. Gould, suffered loss of parental companionship as well as funeral and medical expenses.
Deficiencies at PruittHealth – Fleming Island for Resident Care Violations
During a standard inspection at the facility, it was determined that nurses had failed to provide prompt and appropriate care for a resident having severe chest pain. The resident had a history of heart attacks. The nursing staff assumed that the resident was suffering from anxiety and neglected to take her to the emergency room. The attending physician was interviewed and confirmed that patients presenting with chest pain with a history of heart attacks should be promptly examined.
During observation of medication administration, inspectors saw a nurse make a medication error while administrating medications to a resident. The resident was prescribed a slow-release muscle relaxer. The medication was labeled “Do Not Crush,” due to its slow-release properties. The nurse failed to notice the label and crushed the medication into the resident’s applesauce.
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