Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach Cited for Nursing Home Violations; Sued in Lawsuits

Lawsuits and Deficiencies at Signature HealthCare of Palm Beach

Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach Faces Complaints from Former Residents

Our West Palm Beach nursing home abuse lawyers have handled multiple cases against Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach for nursing home negligence. Additionally, our nursing home abuse law firm has extensive experience suing Signature in nursing home abuse lawsuits. Below, we analyze the Signature facility in Lake Worth, including prior lawsuits, survey results and inspection deficiencies.

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Lawsuits Against Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach for Nursing Home Negligence

Former residents have sued the Signature nursing home in Lake Worth for wrongful death and personal injury damages. Below are some publicly filed lawsuits:

Nadine Richards vs. Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach

This case involved a fall on water inside the facility. The injured party survived by suffered injuries in the nursing home fall.

Estate of Maria Sing vs. Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach

Maria Sing was admitted into Signature of Palm Beach following a total knee replacement surgery. She was a fall risk upon admission. It is alleged that the facility failed to implement fall precautions, and as a result, Ms. Sing fell and injured her freshly-operated knee. It is also alleged that the fall caused her wrongful death shortly thereafter.

Julius Kerker vs. Signature of Palm Beach and Signature Healthcare LLC

Mr. Kerker was admitted into Signature for rehabilitation. It is alleged that he was not properly moved and re-positioned, leading to Stage 4 nursing home bedsores, which ultimately led to an above-the-knee leg amputation.

Inspections and Survey Results at Signature of Palm Beach Nursing Home

The Signature facility in West Palm Beach has been cited for health code and administrative law violations in the following surveys:

Survey DateDeficiencyRequirement Description
12/17/2020F0561SELF-DETERMINATION
12/17/2020F0584SAFE/CLEAN/COMFORTABLE/HOMELIKE ENVIRONMENT
12/17/2020F0655BASELINE CARE PLAN
12/17/2020F0656DEVELOP/IMPLEMENT COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLAN
12/17/2020F0676ACTIVITIES DAILY LIVING (ADLS)/MNTN ABILITIES

 

Survey DateDeficiencyRequirement Description
06/15/2017F0309PROVIDE CARE/SERVICES FOR HIGHEST WELL BEING
12/22/2016F0363MENUS MEET RES NEEDS/PREP IN ADVANCE/FOLLOWED
12/22/2016F0431DRUG RECORDS, LABEL/STORE DRUGS & BIOLOGICALS
12/22/2016N0093CONTROLLED DRUG – ACCOUNTING
12/22/2016N0407DIETARY SERVICES
12/20/2016K0033EXIT ENCLOSURES
12/20/2016K0072 EGRESS RELIABILITY
12/20/2016K0075SOILED LINEN & TRASH COLLECTION RECEPTACLES
12/20/2016K0211MEANS OF EGRESS – GENERAL
12/20/2016K0311VERTICAL OPENINGS – ENCLOSURE

Signature Healthcare of Palm Beach: Fast Facts

  1. Facility is located at 4405 Lakewood Road, Lake Worth, FL 33461
  2. Facility phone number is 561-969-1400
  3. The nursing home has 120 beds, 4 private rooms and 58 two-bed rooms.
  4. The facility is owned by ‘LP Lake Worth, LLC’ (the legal licensee) but is operated and managed by Signature Healthcare Consulting Services, LLC.

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Disclaimer

*The above does not mean your loved one would be in harm at this facility. Each facility gets inspected often. Almost all facilities have deficiencies. Many face civil lawsuits. You should not make a facility placement decision based solely on the above information. 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 is publicly filed information gathered from the publicly filed complaint. This information and 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 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 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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