The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center

Attorneys for Neglected & Injured at The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center

The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care CenterMany families are overwhelmed when they make the ultimate decision to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure the quality of their life is maximized. They believe that they will receive the best care in a compassionate, respected, and safe environment. Unfortunately, not all members of the nursing team will uphold their responsibility and provide care that meets the resident’s needs.

If your loved one was injured while living in a Lubbock County nursing facility, contact the Texas nursing home network of attorneys at (800) 926-7565 now for immediate legal help. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers can work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.

The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center

This center is a 120-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Lubbock and Lubbock County, Texas. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:

3710 4th St
Lubbock, Texas 79415
(806) 763-4455
The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center

In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.

The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.

Fined $17,301 for substandard care

Financial Penalties and Violations

The investigators working for the state and federal government are legally authorized to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if a nursing facility has been cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.

Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $15,288 fine on February 16, 2017, and a $2,013 fine on February 16, 2017, for a total of $17,301.

The nursing home received three complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Texas Adult Protective Services Website.

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Lubbock Texas Nursing Home Safety Concerns

Two Stars Rating

The federal government and Texas 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 two out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and five out of five stars for quality measures.

  • Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date February 16, 2017
  • The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure residents were free from neglect for [one resident] reviewed for neglect.”

    Specifically, the resident “fell and sustained a fractured right arm. This failure affected [the resident] and placed the remaining seventeen residents on the secured unit at risk for abuse, neglect, physical harm, mental harm, injury, and hospitalization.”

    The investigation involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who “requires extensive assistance by one staff member for bed mobility, transfers, dressing, personal hygiene, and toileting.” Documentation indicates that the resident was “a high risk for falls.”

    A review of the facility’s Incident and Accident Reports for that resident revealed that “she had three falls [before her] fall on June 4, 2017.” The resident had fallen on September 24, 2016 and December 23, 2016.” On the last fall, the resident’s x-ray revealed injuries.

    Documentation describing what happened indicated that the resident “was up to the wheelchair and assisted to the bathroom by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).” At about the time the resident was assisted into bed, an alarm from another room sounded, and the assisting CNA “requested [the resident] to wait in the bed.”

    The CNA went to the other room to check the alarm, and when returning, the resident “was noted to be on her right side.” The nursing staff assisted the resident and indicated that there was pain to the right shoulder, rib areas and arms. At that time, the resident was able to move the left upper extremity and lower extremities without pain.

Ready to File a Nursing Home Neglect Claim Against The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center? Let Us Help

Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at The Mildred and Shirley L Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center? Contact the Texas network of abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Lubbock County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Lubbock.

Our legal team never charges potential clients to discuss your case through an initial claim consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us any money unless we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf.


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