Manor Care of Plantation Cited by State of Florida for Nursing Home Negligence
Manor Care of Plantation: Citations, Complaints and Lawsuits for Nursing Home Care
Manor Care of Plantation is a 120 bed nursing home facility located in Plantation, Florida at 6931 West Sunrise Blvd. The facility is owned and operated by the Heartland Manor Care corporation, one of the largest nursing home chains in the U.S. The controlling interest for this facility is MANOR CARE OF PLANTATION FL, LLC but the facility is operated based on home office budgets from HCR ManorCare, Inc. and its related corporate entities.
State of Florida AHCA Deficiencies Found at Manor Care of Plantation
The State of Florida agency responsible for overseeing Florida nursing home abuse is called AHCA (the Agency for Health Care Administration). In order to enforce nursing home quality standards, AHCA conducts random inspections and surveys of nursing homes in Broward County. If AHCA finds nursing home care deficiencies, facilities can be cited. These adminsitrative fines typically range from $1,000 to $7,500. On October 28, 2014, AHCA fined Manor Care of Plantation a whopping $20,000 for multiple resident care complaints.
Manor Care of Plantation Nursing Home Care Violations
The State of Florida cited Manor Care of Plantation for the following nursing home violations:
- Failing to develop a care plan and prevent residents from sun exposure and heat stroke
- On 10/5/2013, a resident was found unresponsive outside baking in the hot South Florida sun. The resident had a heart attack and died an hour later due to heat stroke and excessive sun exposure. The resident was cognitively impaired and could not be trusted to ask for help. Video surveillance confirms that the resident was left sitting in the facility courtyard for hours while staff walked around him, allowing him to suffer a nursing home burn so severe that he died.
- Failing to develop a care plan to address use and monitoring of a resident cardiac defibrillator
- A resident had a defibrillator implanted by a local Fort Lauderdale, FL doctor. Part of the post-op care required that Manor Care of Plantation nurses check the resident’s pacemaker to make sure it is properly functioning. This was not done and Manor Care of Plantation was cited for resident neglect.
Suing Manor Care of Plantation in a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit
The above agency citations do not account for the numerous private civil lawsuits filed against Manor Care of Plantation by aggrieved families. Common injuries resulting in a nursing home negligence case are:
Lawsuits Against Manor Care of Plantation for Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
The following civil lawsuits were filed against Manor Care of Plantation for nursing home abuse, neglect and general negligence:
|CACE13015350||Estate of Robinson v. Manor Care of Plantation FL, LLC||Nursing Home Negligence|
|CACE13020986||Bregstein v. Manor Care of Plantation FL, LLC||Nursing Home Negligence|
|CACE14013966||Estate of Burch v. Manor Care of Plantation FL, LLC||Nursing Home Negligence|
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