Beneva Lakes Healthcare Rehabilitation Center Complaint Made
Beneva Lakes Healthcare Rehabilitation Center complaints are investigated by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration. This nursing home is a for-profit nursing home located at 741 Beneva Road, Sarasota, Florida 34232. This nursing home has been owned and operated by Consulate Health Care since 2012. Consulate Health Care is one of the largest nursing home operators in the United States and is based in Maitland, Florida. The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, which licenses and regulates nursing homes in Florida, conducted an unannounced complaint investigation between June 1, 2016 and June 2, 2016 at Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. At that time, the State of Florida investigators substantiated the allegation and cited this nursing home for numerous violations of law under the federal Nursing Home Reform Act and state law.
Beneva Lakes Complaint Leads to Citation for Violation of Laws
Those violations based upon the Beneva Lakes Healthcare Rehabilitation Center complaints included:
F 282 Failing to provide services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s written plan of care. Investigators concluded that the nursing home failed to provide interventions that were to be done in accordance with the care plans for more than one resident.
F 353 Failing to have sufficient numbers of nursing staff to meet the needs of each resident on a 24 hour basis. The Agency concluded during its investigation that Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center failed to have sufficient staff to meet the needs of residents of its nursing home.
F 356 Failing to post daily nursing staff information. In addition to concluding that the nursing home did not have enough staff to meet resident needs, the State of Florida also cited Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center for failing to post in a public area within its nursing home the required staffing information for the building.
N 054 Failing to follow physician orders as prescribed. Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center’ Sarasota nursing home was also found in violation of state law for failing to follow doctor’s orders.
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While Beneva Lakes Healthcare Rehabilitation Center complaints are investigated by the Agency for Healthcare Administration, little is done administratively to hold Florida nursing homes accountable for the harm they cause. When issued, fines are usually small. The nursing home corporations fear something else: lawsuits. As a nursing home abuse lawyer who frequently handles cases involving nursing home under-staffing and the failure to follow physicians’ orders, I can confirm that these are serious issues which may significantly impact the health and well-being of vulnerable nursing home residents. If you suspect that a loved one has not received proper care in a nursing home or has become the victim of nursing home abuse and neglect, you have the right to take action under Florida law. I provide a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights. James Keim, Sarasota County Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer. (941) 485-7600.