Finnish American Village Lawsuits and Complaints

American Finnish Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Finnish American Village and the American Finnish Nursing Home are located at 1800 South Drive, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-6133. The Finnish American Rest Home was initially constructed in 1970 by the Finnish community in Lake Worth, however, the nursing home and ALF have expanded to serve the general population.

The Finnish American home is a not-for-profit assisted living facility that was established in 1970 by its owner, Finnish American Rest Home, Inc. The 120-bed facility is on the smaller side but provides a variety of special programs such as pet therapy.

Lawsuits Filed vs. Finnish American Rest Home, Inc. (Finnish American Village in Lake Worth)

The following negligence lawsuit has been filed against Finnish American Rest Home, Inc.:

Karyn Turk, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of Ilse M. Schafer v. Finnish American Rest Home, Inc. d/b/a Finnish American Village

Allegations: According to the Complaint, the staff at Finnish American Village failed to provide adequate care to Ms. Ilse M. Schafer while she was a resident of that facility. As a result, Ms. Schafer developed bedsores which were not properly treated, ultimately resulting in Ms. Schafer’s death in June 2019.

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Finnish American Village Inspections and Survey Results

Nursing homes such as Finnish American Village are periodically inspected by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Recent inspections for this facility are below:

Monitor Statement of Deficiencies Dated 5/22/2019 at Finish American Village in Lake Worth

In an unannounced monitoring survey, AHCA noted that the facility had not obtained their Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan approval letter.

Complaint Regarding Deficiencies Dated 10/2/2018 at Finish American Rest Home

At an unannounced complaint survey, AHCA found that the facility had not obtained its Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan approval letter which it is required to do on an annual basis. The Administrator stated that he had submitted the plan in a timely manner for approval but had not received an approval letter yet. However, upon inspection of the relevant documents, AHCA found that the Division of Emergency Management stated in a letter than the facility had undergone the First Revision Review and could not be approved at that time.

Standard Statement of Deficiencies Dated 1/26/2018 at Finish American Village Assisted Living 

AHCA cited Finnish American Village for failing to aid residents with self-administered medication as required by state regulations. AHCA inspectors found that one of the staff would signed the Medication Observation Records prior to the residents actually taking their medications.

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