Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Lawsuits and Inspection Results
Located at 190 W 28th Street, Hialeah, Florida 33010, Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 276-bed, for-profit nursing home owned by Hialeah Enterprise LLC. The manager of this legal entity is Eli Strohli who owns and/or controls a chain of for-profit nursing homes in the State of Florida. The facility offers care 24 hours a day by skilled professionals, as well as physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
Lawsuits Filed vs. Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
The following lawsuits have been filed against Hialeah Enterprise LLC, the owner of Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, alleging nursing home negligence. These nursing home lawsuits filed against Hialeah Nursing and Rehab were all filed in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court.
Ruby Dangond, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Teresa Lopez v. Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: The Complaint alleged that Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was negligent in its care of Ms. Lopez while she was a resident there. Ms. Lopez suffered a fall which left her with injuries severe enough to require hospital care. The Complaint went on to allege that the lack of care provided by the facility exacerbated Ms. Lopez’s existing disease or defects and caused her pain, suffering, and loss of dignity.
Wanda Dettman, as Next Friend of Janeva Dumford v. Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: The facility did not adequately provide Ms. Dumford, a resident, the care, monitoring, and protective support that would have prevented her from suffering falls. Ms. Dumford, as a consequence, experienced falls and had unexplained injuries. This led Ms. Dumford to not only suffer from physical injuries, but also experience anguish and the loss of the ability to live life as she once had.
Eric Hondal, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Maria L. Diaz v. Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: Ms. Diaz was a resident of Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, which, according to the Complaint, failed to properly monitor and care for Ms. Diaz. As a result of the facility’s negligent conduct, Ms. Diaz developed respiratory failure. The facility did not notify Ms. Diaz’s family or physicians of her respiratory failure as required and Ms. Diaz consequently passed away.
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Eli Strohli as a Nursing Home Owner
In an AHCA State Agency Report pertaining to a different facility application, the Florida agency states:
Mr. Eli Strohli detailed in the resources portion as a Manager at Millennium as well as an owner and President of multiple skilled nursing facilities in Florida . . . Mr. Strohli has a controlling interest in nine other nursing homes in Florida.
Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inspections and Survey Results
Nursing homes such as Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center are periodically inspected by The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Recent inspection reports for Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center can be found below:
4/18/2019 Inspection at Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Upon receiving an anonymous neglect complaint, the State of Florida investigated the Hialeah nursing home. However, the inspection revealed no deficiencies.
Standard Statement of Deficiencies Dated 5/24/2018 at Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In a standard inspection, AHCA found that the facility did not allow several residents to dine in a dignified manner, as the facility made extensive use of disposable tableware and cutlery. In addition, the inspector observed at least two instances where wheelchair bound residents who required total assistance with eating, were assisted by staff who stood over them. Two reports were also made of residents came back from hospital stays to find that all of their clothing was missing. In both instances, family members brought new clothing and none was provided by the facility. Furthermore, the facility lacked appropriate pressure ulcer care, and ensure the safety of its patients and provide an area free of accidental hazards.
Standard Statement of Deficiencies Dated 6/29/2017 at Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
During this inspection, AHCA found that one resident who required assistance eating was placed against the wall while other patients ate. In another instance concerning the same resident, the housekeeping cart was placed beside him and the staff moved garbage and housekeeping materials over this resident’s head. Housekeeping services were also found to be deficient as there was a thick layer of dust on large portions of a ceiling Ethernet cable found above the residents’ common dwelling area. Nor was there an adequate dental care plan for two residents. For another resident, even though he required two people to transfer him from his wheelchair into his bed, only one staff member did so, which resulted in an injury to the resident’s hand.
Standard Statement of Deficiencies Dated 8/9/2016 at Hialeah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
With regard to one resident, the facility did not provide enough notice before discharging him. The investigation found that the facility could not accommodate the resident’s needs and that he should be hospitalized. Although this was noted on the resident’s documents, there was no documentation regarding the discharge date, the location where the resident would be discharged to, and any appeal procedures. There was also no physician’s signature, which was required.
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