Background Information on Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center
Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center is a 98-bed nursing home facility located at 1024 Willa Springs Drive, Winter Springs, FL 32708. There have been prior lawsuits against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center as well as inspection citations and deficiencies for violations in resident care. In fact, this facility has scored 2 out of 5 stars for their health inspection rating according to Medicare’s Care Compare tool.
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Lawsuits Against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center for Neglect Allegations
Armato v. Sovereign Healthcare of Tuskawilla, LLC d/b/a Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center; and Southern Healthcare Management
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center for inadequate healthcare and supervision. The resident had a severe infection and severe wound deterioration to the extent that he required additional surgeries. The resident, and his wife, suffered as a result of the facility’s failures.
Eldridge v. Sovereign Healthcare of Tuskawilla, LLC d/b/a Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center for failure to provide sufficient staff to meet the resident’s needs and failure to provide adequate care. During his time at the facility, the resident developed a Stage IV pressure ulcer. The resident suffered physical pain and injury, and his untimely death, as a result of this injury.
Cruz v. Sovereign Healthcare of Tuskawilla, LLC d/b/a Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center
Allegations: This case involved allegations against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center for failure to provide adequate care and support services to prevent a resident from falling. The resident fell, while at the facility, causing a subdural hematoma. As a consequence of this injury, the resident died.
Fines Imposed Against Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center
Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center was fined on December 13, 2019 by the Agency for Health Care Administration for failure to provide adequate and appropriate healthcare to a resident and for failure to be in compliance with the survey criteria. The facility was subjected to an assignment of conditional licensure status and required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $16,000.00. Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center was also fined on July 7, 2016 by the Agency for Health Care Administration for failure to comply with the Care Provider Background Screening process. The facility was required to pay the Agency for Health Care Administration $500.00.
Deficiencies at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center for Resident Care Violations
- A September 1, 2020 Inspection at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center revealed the facility did not maintain complete medical records that reflected changes in condition and changes in physicians’ orders. The above-mentioned medical records did not contain any evidence that the physician, nursing, or other staffing notes were ever changed or updated to include the residents change in condition.
- A December 19, 2019 Inspection at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center revealed the facility failed to honor resident’s preference for daily routine activities and failed to provide adequate care and services. The facility did not inquire into the resident’s preferences and routines and failed to incorporate this into the care planning process. The facility also did not monitor, treat, and promote healing for a change in skin condition of a resident.
- An August 2, 2019 Inspection at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center revealed the facility failed to ensure that there were sufficient staff on a unit at a designated time and the facility failed to ensure timely administration of medication. The Department of Health and Human Services noted a potential for actual harm resulting from these failures.
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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.