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LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit (Case #07CC01402), was filed today in Orange County Superior Court against S&F Management Company, Inc.; S&F Management Company, LLC; Windsor Healthcare Management, Inc.; and its 15 skilled nursing care facilities around the state [See list by city at end of release] on behalf of Donald Boone by and through his Attorney in Fact, Virginia Boone, on his behalf and on behalf of all California citizens who resided in, or are residing in, one of the company's California facilities from Nov. 7, 2003 through Nov. 7, 2007.
The complaint alleges that Windsor promotes itself to people who are elderly and to their families by claiming to provide superior and attentive care. Windsor's advertisements, web sites, brochures and other promotional materials claims the facilities provide skilled nursing care services of a particular standard and quality which will meet the needs of prospective and current residents.
"The Windsor facilities make great claims, but they don't deliver. In fact, I believe they're an elder abuse case in the making," says Long Beach, Calif., plaintiff attorney Stephen Garcia of The Garcia Law Firm. "We know they aren't providing what they promise -- excellent care -- because the 15 facilities have a long record with the California Department of Health Services of repeatedly receiving citations of deficiencies that found the facilities consistently provided their residents substandard care and violated their rights."
Garcia points to Windsor Manor Rehabilitation Center of Concord to illustrate his case. The facility received a mind-boggling 64 notices of deficiencies from June 1, 2006 to Aug. 31, 2007. The state average during this time period is 15.
The lawsuit alleges that substandard care and neglect of residents'
rights was a corporate-wide strategy and policy mandated by its parent
|SOURCE The Garcia Law Firm|
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