Little Neck Care Center Surveys and Lawsuits

bed sore case against Little Neck Care Center in New York

Little Neck Care Center Lawsuits and Inspection Results

Our New York nursing home abuse attorneys explain prior Little Neck Care Center lawsuits for nursing home abuse and neglect, as well as the facility’s inspection history.

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Located at 260-19 Nassau Blvd in Little Neck, NY 11362 and owned by Sentosacare LLC, Little Neck Care Center has received a four out of five-star overall rating by the New York State Department of Health. However, despite receiving good ratings, Little Neck Care Center has received 37 complaints in the past 3 years, leading to 16 on-site inspections and 1 citation. This is particularly concerning as complaint citations are fairly uncommon. In addition, the facility has received a total of 13 standard health and life safety code violations; the three most recent citations are summarized below.

Lawsuits Against Little Neck Care Center Alleging Nursing Home Negligence and Personal Injury

Cerrone vs. Little Neck Care Center – 2018 Lawsuit

Allegations: Ms. Cerrone suffered a nursing home fall at Little Neck Care Center on March 29, 2018, causing serious pain, suffering and incapacitation.

Chuchuca vs. Little Neck Care Center, et. al – 2018 Lawsuit

Allegations: Although a resident of Miami, Ms. Chuchuca’s treatment all involved New York facilities. As a result of alleged negligence, she suffered bedsores, GI bleeds, surgery and infections. entered Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens from 1-15-2016 through 2-4-2016. From 2-4-2016 through 2-20-2016, Ms. Chuchuca was admitted to Forest Hills Care Center. From 2-20-2016 through March 10, 2016, Ms. Chuchuca resided at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. She was then briefly admitted for one day into Parker Jewish Institute for Care and Rehabilitation. From March 11, 2016 through April 21, 2016, Ms. Chuchuca resided at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. After this, from April 30, 2016 through May 18, 2016, Ms. Chuchuca was admitted into Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center.  From April 21, 2016 until April 30, 2016, Ms. Chuchuca resided in Little Neck Care Center.

Craig vs. Little Neck Care Center – 2017 Lawsuit

Allegations: Mr. Craig was admitted as a resident at Little Neck Care Center on August 15, 2016 and fell shortly thereafter, suffering personal injury. He filed a Queens nursing home negligence lawsuit as a result of the alleged poor care he received.

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Little Neck Nursing Home Certification/Complaint Survey dated 11/18/2019

During this survey, the surveyor noted that a Licensed Practical Nurse began to change one resident’s dressing for his bed sores. In the midst of doing so, she and the Registered Nurse changed the resident’s soiled and dirty diaper; two of the bed sores were left exposed with no dressing when this occurred. The LPN later stated that she should have changed the resident first to prevent infection but did not do so.

In addition, on three floors, the clean linen closets were noted to have double sliding doors which would not latch and contain the passage of smoke, as required. Finally, the stair treads in both the East and West exit stairwells did not have contrasting color stripe on the edge of the tread, and the guardrails at the topmost landing was only 36 inches in height rather than the 42 inch minimum.

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