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Nicknamed “The Sunshine City,” St. Petersburg not only has beautiful beaches and a vibrant arts scene, but also holds a Guinness World Record for most consecutive days of sunshine. The climate and relatively low cost of living of this city located south of Tampa have made it a popular retirement destination; the city currently has a senior population of approximately 17.7% according to the United States Census. With a population of approximately 260,000 people, St Petersburg is the fifth most populated city in Florida, with a median age of 44.8.
St. Petersburg Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyers
How can you diagnose nursing home negligence? Look for the common red flag injuries: bed sores, falls, infection, weight loss or rapid decline. These injuries can prove fatal in elderly residents, and they deserve immediate investigation by the appropriate State of Florida agencies and a St. Pete nursing home abuse lawyer.
St. Pete Nursing Home Neglect is More Common Than You’d Think
Unfortunately, nursing home abuse in St. Petersburg is not uncommon. For example, take the case of Ruth Jones, a 77-year old woman who was a resident at Laurellwood Nursing Center in St. Petersburg. Ruth’s daughter actually volunteered at this St. Pete nursing home. Ms. Jones suffered from Alzheimer’s and required pain medication. In 2018, Ms. Jones’ daughter became ill and for a time, was unable to continue her volunteering efforts at Laurellwood Nursing Center. When she returned, other residents informed her that her mother had been crying all day and shouting for help at night. Later, Ms. Jones’ daughter found that her mother’s pain medication had been discontinued without her knowledge.
Laurellwood Nursing Center then allegedly pressed Ms. Jones’ daughter to find another doctor that could prescribe new pain medication. This resulted in a harrowing trip to another facility which ultimately did not have space to accommodate Ms. Jones. That facility recommended Ms. Jones be taken to a hospital emergency room where a bed sore was discovered. Ms. Jones eventually returned to Laurellwood Nursing Center, but moved to another facility two months later. Ms. Jones’ daughter learned that Laurellwood had run out of her mother’s pain medication a week before her discharge, but had not informed anyone of this shortage.
Nursing Home Negligence inside Pinellas County Facilities
An even more egregious case occurred at Concordia Manor in St. Petersburg, where Purcell Wilson died allegedly as a result of medical neglect. Mr. Wilson was required to be fed via a tube in his stomach and was found unresponsive an hour after his feeding. The staff at Concordia Manor started CPR, but when emergency medics arrived, they found that the Concordia Manor staff had not cleared Mr. Wilson’s airway prior to commencing CPR. They eventually suctioned out three cups of fluid from his lungs. Mr. Wilson died as a result; it was later found that he was not in the proper position when fed, consequently aspirated the fluid which resulted in a fatal heart attack.
At Bay Point Nursing Pavilion in St. Petersburg, Sheila Smith was a 400lb patient who required two staff members to move her from her bed to a wheelchair. One day, allegedly, one staff member attempted to move Ms. Smith on her own, which resulted in Ms. Smith falling from the Hoyer lift, breaking her back, causing her lung to collapse, and causing Ms. Smith to lose a large volume of blood. Ms. Smith refused a blood transfusion on religious grounds and died a week later.
Although regulatory agencies such as the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) are responsible for monitoring nursing facilities like the ones listed above, AHCA warnings have been found to be inadequate to ensure the safety of Florida nursing home residents. As the cases above illustrate, diligence on the part of residents and their families are critical to prevent nursing home negligence and abuse. If you suspect you or a loved one is experiencing nursing home neglect or abuse, please contact us. We can help ensure that you or your loved one receives that care that you deserve.
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Our lawyers can help you achieve justice following an injury or wrongful death inside a St. Pete nursing home or assisted living facility. Our firm focus is on elder abuse cases and we handle lawsuits against negligent nursing homes across the state.
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St. Petersburg Area Nursing Homes
The following is a sample list of nursing homes in the St. Petersburg area. If you or a loved one is a resident at one of these facilities and require legal counsel and assistance, please feel free to contact us.
|Name||Street Address||Street City|
|ABBEY REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER||7101 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|ADVANCED CARE CENTER||401 FAIRWOOD AVE||CLEARWATER|
|ALHAMBRA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER||7501 38TH AVE N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|ALPINE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER||3456 21ST AVE S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|APOLLO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER||1000 24TH ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|BAY POINTE NURSING PAVILION||4201 31ST ST S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|BAYSHORE POINTE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER||3117 W GANDY BLVD||TAMPA|
|BAYSIDE CARE CENTER||811 JACKSON ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|BAYWOOD CARE CENTER||2000 17TH AVE S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|BOCA CIEGA CENTER||1414 59TH ST S||GULFPORT|
|BON SECOURS MARIA MANOR NURSING CARE CENTER||10300 4TH ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|CANTERBURY TOWERS INC||3501 BAYSHORE BLVD||TAMPA|
|CARE CENTER AT PINELLAS PARK, THE||8701 49TH ST N||PINELLAS PARK|
|CARRINGTON PLACE OF ST PETE||10501 ROOSEVELT BLVD N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|CONCORDIA MANOR||321 13TH AVE N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF ST PETERSBURG||9393 PARK BLVD||SEMINOLE|
|EAGLE LAKE NURSING AND REHAB CARE CENTER||1100 66TH ST N||ST PETERSBURG|
|EAST BAY REHABILITATION CENTER||4470 E BAY DR||CLEARWATER|
|EGRET COVE CENTER||550 62ND ST S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|FREEDOM SQUARE REHABILITATION & NURSING SERVICES||10801 JOHNSON BLVD||SEMINOLE|
|GANDY CROSSING CARE CENTER||4610 S MANHATTAN AVE||TAMPA|
|GATEWAY CARE CENTER||8600 US HWY 19 N||PINELLAS PARK|
|GOLFVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER||3636 10TH AVE N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|GULF SHORE CARE CENTER||6767 86TH AVE N||PINELLAS PARK|
|GULFPORT REHABILITATION CENTER||1430 PASADENA AVE S||SOUTH PASADENA|
|HARBOURWOOD CARE CENTER||549 SKY HARBOR DR||CLEARWATER|
|HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTRE AT DOLPHINS VIEW||1820 SHORE DR S||SOUTH PASADENA|
|JACARANDA MANOR||4250 66TH ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|KR AT COLLEGE HARBOR||4600 54TH AVE S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|LARGO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER||9035 BRYAN DAIRY RD||LARGO|
|LAURELLWOOD CARE CENTER||3127 57TH AVE N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|LEXINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER||6300 46TH AVE N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|MARION AND BERNARD L SAMSON NURSING CENTER||255 59TH ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|MASONIC HOME OF FLORIDA||3201 1ST ST NE||ST PETERSBURG|
|NORTH REHABILITATION CENTER||1301 16TH ST N||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|OAK MANOR HEALTHCARE & REHABILITATION CENTER||3500 OAK MANOR LANE||LARGO|
|PALM GARDEN OF LARGO||10500 STARKEY RD||LARGO|
|PALM GARDEN OF PINELLAS||200 16TH AVE SE||LARGO|
|PINELLAS POINT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER||5601 31ST ST S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|SABAL PALMS HEALTH CARE CENTER||499 ALTERNATE KEENE RD NE||LARGO|
|SEMINOLE PAVILION REHABILITATION & NURSING SERVICES||10800 TEMPLE TERRACE||SEMINOLE|
|SHORE ACRES CARE CENTER||4500 INDIANAPOLIS ST NE||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|SOUTH HERITAGE HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER||718 LAKEVIEW AVE S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|SPRINGS AT BOCA CIEGA BAY||1255 PASADENA AVE S, SUITE C||SOUTH PASADENA|
|ST PETERSBURG NURSING & REHABILITATION||521 ATWOOD AVE N||ST PETERSBURG|
|TIERRA PINES CENTER||7380 ULMERTON RD||LARGO|
|WESTMINSTER PALMS||830 NORTH SHORE DR NE||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|WESTMINSTER SUNCOAST||1095 PINELLAS POINT DR S||SAINT PETERSBURG|
|WRIGHTS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER||11300 110TH AVE N||SEMINOLE|
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