Background Information on ManorCare of Palm Harbor
ManorCare of Palm Harbor is a 180-bed nursing home facility located 2851 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor, FL, 34684. The occupancy rate at this facility is 88% percent. There have been prior lawsuits against ManorCare of Palm Harbor as well as inspection citations and deficiencies for violations in resident care. The facility also has noted health and fire deficiencies in 2017, 2018, and 2019. This facility has received 3 out of 5 stars for health inspections. The health inspection star rating is based on the 2 prior inspections, as well as findings from the most recent 3 years of complaint inspections and 3 years of infection control inspections.
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Lawsuits Against ManorCare of Palm Harbor for Neglect Allegations
Saavas v. ManorCare of Palm Harbor
Allegations: This case involved allegations against ManorCare of Palm Harbor for failure to properly care for a resident and inadequate services and staff. The resident suffered trauma to their genital area and food poisoning while at the facility. As a result, the resident has continuous physical pain and life-long injuries.
Deficiencies at ManorCare of Palm Harbor for Resident Care Violations
- An April 8, 2021, Inspection at ManorCare of Palm Harbor revealed the facility did not provide proper supervision to residents. A resident, who was left unsupervised, wandered into another room, and exited through an alarmed door without staff noticing. This type of negligence is called elopement.
- A January 29, 2021, Inspection at ManorCare of Palm Harbor revealed the facility failed to provide proper treatment and care to prevent pressure wounds from forming in residents. The facility did not carefully inspect the skin and appearance of body parts in a resident and did not conduct a weekly skin evaluation as indicated by the initial plan of care. This is the root cause of bed sores which can lead to infection and sepsis.
- An August 20, 2020, Inspection at ManorCare of Palm Harbor revealed the facility failed to supervise residents for falls and for preventing minor injuries related to falls. The record review of one resident revealed seven falls after being care-planned and placed on one-to-one observation related to minimizing the risk of falls.
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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.