Background Information on Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care
Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care is a large Palm Beach County nursing home located at 315 S Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach Florida. Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence is a non-profit, faith-based facility. As of the time of this post, this 132-bed facility has been given an overall rating of two out of five stars by Medicare. Medicare’s star ratings are based on the facility’s performance with health inspections, staffing reports, and resident care. Lourdes-Noreen McKeen nursing home has been sued in the past for allegations of nursing home abuse and negligence.
Lawsuits Against Lourdes-Noreen McKeen for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care:
Greenfield, Harriet E/O vs. Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care
Allegations: While a resident at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care, Ms. Greenfield suffered multiple preventable falls. As a result of one of the falls, Ms. Greenfield’s left hip was fractured. She then passed away after being hospitalized. Ms. Greenfield’s children filed a lawsuit against the facility for nursing home negligence and wrongful death.
Camejo, Maria Theresa vs. Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Nursing Home
Allegations: Ms. Camejo filed a lawsuit against the facility after suffering injuries while in the staff’s care. According to her complaint, Ms. Camejo was not provided with a safe environment and not given appropriate medical care while a patient.
Pennacchia, Gloria E/O vs. Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Nursing Home in West Palm Beach
Allegations: Due to the negligence of staff at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence, Ms. Pennacchia suffered from the development and deterioration of bedsores. As her condition worsened, she was not provided with adequate care and eventually passed away. Ms. Pennacchia is survived by her children who filed suit against the facility.
Deficiencies at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Resident Care Violations
November 4th, 2021, Inspection at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care
- Based on observation and record review, staff at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence failed to prevent and intervene in an altercation between two residents. After Resident #23 became frustrated with Resident #30’s loud noise making, she slapped Resident #30 multiple times. This incident was not reported by the CNA who witnessed the abuse. Later that same day, Resident #23 threw a cup of juice at Resident #30.
- The facility was also found to have failed at preventing the development of bedsores on residents. Resident #82 was observed with four pressure ulcers: one on her coccyx, one on each butt cheek, and one on her left heel. Upon interview with Resident #82, she told inspectors that her wound dressings were rarely changed.
September 17th, 2020, Inspection at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence for Geriatric Care
This inspection found that the facility had failed to prevent a resident from developing a MRSA infection in a wound on their heel. Inspectors observed a sign on the resident’s door that read, “See nurse prior to entering.” When inspectors questioned a nearby CNA about the sign, she did not know that the resident was being isolated due to an infection. No personal protective equipment (PPE) was located near the room as is needed to prevent the spread of infections.
*Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual case information above comes from publicly filed allegations gathered from the plaintiff’s complaint. The allegations in the complaint have not been proven true. These cases are not the work of this law firm. The inspection results are provided from public government agency surveys. The state Department of Health conducts a survey of all nursing home facilities at least once every 15 months. The deficiencies listed on this page may have been corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. Citations, ratings, statistics, and deficiencies are current as of the date of this post and will change later on. The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at medicare.gov. This material is not endorsed by the facility noted or by any governmental agency. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility, or medical facility.
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