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Harborchase of Venice Nursing Center
Many families have limited options when providing care to a loved one who requires outside nursing assistance. Typically, the family will choose to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure they receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect are serious problems in nursing homes across the United States.
If your loved one was victimized through neglect, mistreatment, or abuse while living in a Sarasota County nursing facility, contact the Florida nursing home affiliate attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for your harm rightfully accountable.Harborchase of Venice Nursing Center
This center is a 45-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Venice and Sarasota County, Florida. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
950 Pinebrook Road
Venice, Florida 34285
Harborchase of Venice Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Harborchase of Venice Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, respite care, and assisted living options.Financial Penalties and Violations
Florida and federal agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines are denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation is severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Florida Adult Protective Services Website.
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The federal government and the Florida Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues, and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date January 24, 2019
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date January 24, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to provide abuse training to staff [according to] facility policy for [three newly hired employee] records reviewed for abuse. This failure had the potential for employees not to be aware of the facility’s requirements [regarding] protection, identification, investigation, and reporting of abuse to residents.”
In one case, the state surveyors randomly selected newly hired employee training records. In one case, and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) had been hired on October 7, 2018. However, “there was no evidence of abuse training upon hire.”
In another incident, the Maintenance Director was hired on November 19, 2018. However, “there was no training for abuse until January 4, 2019.” The Social Services Director said, “she was the facility’s Abuse Coordinator [and] did not do any training for staff, and it was all online. Staff was to do this on their own.”
The facility “failed to report a resident’s injury of unknown origin and family concern of potential abuse to the State Agency.” A family member told the surveyors that “he did make a report of potential abuse about six weeks ago when bruising in the shape of fingerprints were noted on the resident’s left upper forearm.”
The family member said that “the facility looked into this and said the bruising occurred because [the resident] was on blood thinner medication.” However, a review of the resident’s clinical records indicated that “there was no documentation of [the resident] having been on any blood-thinning (anticoagulant) medication.”
On November 2, 2018, a Physician Progress Note indicated that “the resident’s family was concerned about the abuse due to several fingerprint-sized bruises on the resident’s left forearm. The bruising was around but almost in a straight line, and there were at least six dime-sized marks. The Physician noted the resident maybe slid on something hard and got bruised on contact points.”
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) indicated that there were a few bruises on the resident’s upper forearm and that “she reported this to the Assistant Director of Nursing.” The facility Administrator acknowledged that “a report of potential abuse for the injury of unknown origin should have been made to the State Agency and Adult Protective Services.”
Do you believe that your loved one has suffered harm through mistreatment while living at Harborchase of Venice Nursing Center? Contact the Florida nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Sarasota County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Venice.
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