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Dublin, GA Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer


The Dublin, GA nursing home abuse lawyers at the Mann Law Firm have, for over 50 years, helped individuals in Middle Georgia whose lives have been affected by the negligent actions of those who are supposed to care for our elderly loved ones. Based in Macon, we believe that all patients deserve a safe place to live and have the right to be free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Contact us to discuss your concerns by calling (478) 742-3381 or by filling out our online form.

Among the 16,000 people that call Dublin home are many senior citizens, in varying degrees of health. “The Emerald City” is reflective of the nation as a whole and across the country; the older adult population is growing more rapidly than other segments. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that more than 20 percent of Georgia’s population will be 60 and older by the year 2030, an increase of almost 34 percent from 2012. Among people turning 65 today, 69 percent will need some form of long-term care, whether in the community or in a residential care facility. Here in the Peach State, a division of the Department of Community Health (DCH) has primary responsibility for licensing, certifying, and overseeing various health care facilities and services. Among the types of care available, there are nursing homes that admit elderly or disabled residents on medical referral, personal care homes that provide certain personal services for two or more adults who are not related to the owner or administrator by blood or marriage, and assisted living communities, which are the same as personal care homes except they serve 25 or more residents and employ certified medication aides. Georgia contains 358 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes, offering a total of 39,857 available beds for skilled nursing residents. Currently, Dublin is home to only three nursing homes: Dublinair Health & Rehab 300 Industrial Blvd. Dublin, GA 31040 (478) 272-7437 Ownership: For Profit – Corporation Accepts Medicare and Medicaid Approx. number of beds: 149 Premier Estates of Dublin, LLC (formerly Shamrock Nursing & Rehab Center) 1634 Telfair St. Dublin, GA 31021 (478) 272-1133 Ownership: For Profit – Corporation Accepts Medicare and Medicaid Approx. number of beds: 105 Southland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 606 Simmons St. Dublin, GA 31040 (478) 272-1666 Ownership: For Profit – Corporation Accepts Medicare and Medicaid Approx. number of beds: 130 None of the three facilities are located in a hospital and none are continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) that allow residents to move between levels of care as needed. The overall average Medicare Five Star Quality rating for Georgia skilled nursing homes is three, which ranks 47 nationally. The overall rating is based on a combination of ratings for a health inspection, staffing hours, and quality measures (how well the nursing home cares for resident needs). Last assessed in April, 2015, Dublinair Health & Rehab rated “much below average” at a one. Last assessed in June, 2015, Premier Estates of Dublin, LLC rated “average” at a three. Last assessed in April, 2015, Southland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center rated “average” at a three. Dublin offers several assisted living communities/personal care homes throughout the city including Benton House on Fairview Park Drive, Summer Willow at James Place on Industrial Boulevard, and Twelve Oaks Senior Living on Bellevue Road.