About ManorCare Health Services Fort Myers
ManorCare Fort Myers is a licensed nursing home that is located at 13881 Eagle Ridge Drive Fort Myers, FL 33912, in Lee County. This facility is a for profit nursing home and provides an individualized post-hospital skilled nursing care in a rehabilitative environment. The owner and licensee of this facility is ManorCare of Ft Myers FL, LLC. There are 120 licensed beds in the facility and the current license that it holds is still effective until December 19, 2019.
Based on a review by Medicare.gov, Manorcare Health Services has an overall rating of 5 out of 5 starts or an above average rating. Currently, there is one open lawsuit against Manorcare and some safety citations charged against the facility.
Current Lawsuits Against ManorCare Ft. Myers
Since January 2009, the facility has been sued six times and there is currently one case against the facility that is open.
Elwood, Katherine L, apr Bryant, Alice C Plaintiff vs Manor Care of Ft Myers FL LLC, dba Manorcare Fort Myers
Katherine Elwood filed the suit on behalf of the estate of Alice C. Bryant against Manor Care of Fort Myers. The allegations involve negligence on the part of ManorCare Ft. Myers in terms of the provision of sufficient care to Alice C. Bryant. The alleged negligence of ManorCare Fort Myers which is said to violate, deprive and infringe the rights of Alice C. Bryant caused her physical and emotional injuries.
Some of the specific allegations of the complainant to ManorCare include the following:
- failing to give adequate assessment for Ms. Bryant for risk of skin breakdown
- failing to consistently implement interventions that would prevent skin breakdown
- failing to prevent a preventable pressure ulcer
- failing to provide a sufficient number of employees to meet the needs of the residents including Ms. Bryant, and
- failing to properly train, supervise and discipline employees
All of these allegedly caused Alice Bryant to suffer from mental and physical pain and was forced to undergo medical testing and treatment. She also suffered disability and aggravation from a previous condition. Ms. Bryant sadly died on April 28, 2017.
Recent Health Inspection Citations Against ManorCare Fort Myers
For the past years, Manor Care Ft. Myers has had a number of citations related to fire safety. The latest of these surveys was on August 17, 2017 and there was one particular citation against Manor Care Fort Myers for this surprise inspection.
August 17, 2017 Fire/Life/Safety Inspection Report
On August 17, 2017, an unannounced fire life safety recertification survey was conducted at ManorCare and it was found out that ManorCare is not in compliance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 42, Section 483.70, Physical Environment Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code. Non-compliance involves locking systems of doors in the facility and failure to conduct annual pressure differential for the system duct smoke detectors.
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