NEXTGEN SAFETY SCORE: C (73.4% Safety Rating)
Glades Health Care Center
230 South Barfield Highway
Pahokee, Florida 33476
Size: 120 licensed beds
PRIOR LAWSUITS: 12
January 10, 2014: GERGIELS, SIOBAHN V OKEECHOBEE COUNCIL ON AGING INC
Allegations: While at Glades Health Care Center, an individual entered the premises to visit their mother when she slipped on a slippery wet substance that caused her to fall causing her to be injured.
Result: Case disposed by Settlement on May 13, 2015.
March 20, 2012: PACE, HAZEL V OKEECHOBEE COUNCIL ON AGING INC
Allegations: The staff and employees at Glades Health Care Center failed to develop an adequate care plan and properly monitor and supervise the care and treatment provided to the Resident in order to prevent him from suffering the development and deteriorating of pressure sores and suffering significant weight loss and malnutrition. Due to these injuries, the Resident died on December 19, 2011.
Result: Case disposed by Settlement on December 15, 2014.
March 15, 2010: SIMMONS, OLA MAE V TENANT GOOD SAMARITAN INC DBA GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
Allegations: While at Glades Health Care Center beginning on August 22, 2008, the Resident suffered injuries which included skin breakdown which included a wound which was a Stage II ulcer which had partial thickness loss of skin layers that presents clinically as an abrasion, blister, or shallow crater.
Result: Case disposed by Settlement on April 4, 2011.
February 9, 2010: BULLOCK, SHARON V OKEECHOBEE COUNCIL ON AGING INC
Allegations: In January 2008, the Resident was admitted to Glades Health Care Center where she was non ambulatory and required maximum assistance for all activities of daily living. On January 12, 2008 the Resident was found unresponsive and breathing heavily requiring her to be transferred to Glades General Hospital. While at the emergency room, a CT scan of the brain revealed a large left-sided subdural hematoma which measured 2.3 cm in thickness with mass effect and a midline shift to the left. The CT also revealed a subfalcine herniation, a compressed and displaced left ventrical, left uncal herniation, a subarachnoid hemorrhage in the cerebella hemisphere and a small right temporal and subdural hematoma. Surgery was not an option and the patient expired two days later on January 14, 2008 without regaining consciousness.
Result: Case disposed on December 15, 2010.
October 17, 2006: FORD, JIMMY LEE V HALVORSON , ESQ, STEVEN WAYNE
Result: Case disposed on January 3, 2008.
September 24, 2001: FERNANDES, SHERMIN V GLADES HEALTH CARE CENTER INC
Result: Case disposed on August 1, 2003.
March 11, 1996: WALTER, KATHLEEN L V OKEECHOBEE COUNCIL ON AGING INC DBA GLADES HEALTH CARE CNTR
Result: Case disposed on July 23, 1996.
October 13, 1994: JOHNSON, DOROTHY V OKEECHOBEE COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. DBA GLADES HEALTH CARE CEN
Result: Case disposed by Settlement on July 15, 1997.
October 5, 2001: GREENLEE, GERDINE V ASCEND HEALTHCARE-PAHOKEE LLC DBA ASCEND HEALTH CARE CENTER
Result: Case disposed on September 27, 2002.
October 3, 2001: WISEMAN, MELISSA LYNETTE V PROVIDENT FOUNDATION INC
Result: Case disposed on January 16, 2003.
November 18, 1996: BAXTER, NUEL V GLADES HEALTH CARE CENTER INC
Result: Case disposed on March 19, 1998.
October 10, 1986: HATTON, J RAY V CONDOR GROUP HLDG INC ET AL
MEDICAID AND MEDICARE RATINGS:
Medicaid (AHCA) Ranking (2 out of 5 stars):
Medicare Ranking (2 out of 5 stars):
US News Health – US News & World Reports (1.9/5)
Nursing-Homes.Healthgrove.com (51 out of 100).