NEXTGEN SAFETY SCORE: A (93.7% Safety Rating)
Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach
4405 Lakewood Road
Lake Worth, Florida 33461
Size: 120 licensed beds
PRIOR LAWSUITS: 8
October 3, 2013: RICHARDS, NADINE V LP LAKE WORTH LLC
Allegations: While at Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach, a guest injured themselves when she slipped and fell on a liquid substance, which was on the floor of Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach.
RESULT: Case was disposed on October 7, 2014.
October 21, 2010: KERKER, JULIUS V SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE LLC
Allegations: On August 7, 2008, the Resident was admitted to Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach for rehabilitation as he had undergone an aortic valve replacement procedure. During the time he was a Resident at the Facility, he developed multiple bed sores, specifically a pressure sore of the left heel which was rated a Stage IV by the time he was discharged which ultimately led to a left knee above the knee amputation.
RESULT: Case disposed by Settlement on July 3, 2012.
October 13, 2010: SING, CARLOS O V LP LAKE WORTH LLC DBA SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PALM BEACH
Allegations: The Resident was admitted to Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach after a surgery done at Wellington Regional Hospital to revise her left total knee replacement. She was admitted for rehabilitation; however, on February 12, 2009 the Resident fell severely injuring her left knee which had recently been operated on which caused severe injuries, aggravation of preexisting conditions, and infection which proximately caused her death on or about March 7, 2009.
RESULT: Case disposed by Settlement on April 27, 2012.
April 1, 2008: TWOHILL, FRANK V HQM SUTTON PLACE LLC DBA SUTTON PLACE CARE CENTER
Allegations: The Facility failed to develop an adequate care plan and properly monitor and supervise the care and treatment provided to the Resident in order to prevent her from suffering the development and deterioration of infected wounds including an infected sacral wound.
RESULT: Case disposed on July 6, 2009.
July 20, 2006: RAFFER, MURIEL V WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INCORPORATED
RESULT: Case disposed on February 5, 2008.
May 15, 2001: CAMPBELL, ELSIE V HOME QUALITY MANAGEMENT INC DBA SUTTON PLACE CARE CENTER
RESULT: Case disposed on July 1, 2004.
October 4, 2000: BILETSKY, KAREN J V GENESIS ELDERCARE PROPERTIES INC AS LICENSEE
RESULT: Case disposed on July 30, 2003.
August 29, 2000: POTTER, NORMA V GENESIS ELDERCARE NATIONAL CENTERS INC DBA
RESULT: Case disposed on December 12, 2001.
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