Background Information on The Landing of Lake Worth
The Landing of Lake Worth is a 142-bed assisted living facility in Palm Beach County. Located at 9948 Woodwind Lane, Lake Worth, Florida, The Landing of Lake Worth is a for-profit facility that offers occupational therapy, physical therapy, and memory care. The facility is in close proximity to JFK Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and Palms West Hospital. As of 2018, The Landing of Lake Worth is owned by Columbia/Wegman Lake Worth, LLC. and managed by Leisure Care, LLC.
The Landing of Lake Worth has been sued in the past for nursing home negligence. In addition, the Agency of Health Care Administration (AHCA) has cited the facility for multiple deficiencies for resident care over the years. The facility typically takes 1-3 months to correct citations. The facility has been previously cited for staffing and training issues, food service and dietary standards, and inadequate record keeping.
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Lawsuit Against The Landing of Lake Worth for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuit has been filed against The Landing of Lake Worth:
D’Aleo, Dominick, C. E/O vs. Columbia/Wegman Lake Worth, LLC.
Allegations: In 2020, Joseph D’Aleo, the personal representative of the late Dominick D’Aleo, alleged that Mr. D’Aleo was neglected and physically abused while he was a resident at The Landing of Lake Worth. According to Joseph D’Aleo, Dominick D’Aleo suffered falls and an excessive amount of insect bites while living at the facility. Joseph D’Aleo alleged that staff at The Landing of Lake Worth failed to provide adequate healthcare services, prevent falls by implementing proper fall prevention methods, and implement pest control services. It is alleged that during the course of Dominick D’Aleo’s residency at The Landing of Lake Worth, he was deprived of his rights as a resident of an assisted living facility.
Deficiencies at The Landing of Lake Worth for Resident Care Violations
January 12, 2021 Inspection at The Landing of Lake Worth
During an unannounced inspection at the facility, it was determined that the facility failed to keep adequate records for a resident, as well as failed to provide meals to the facility’s residents based upon the current USDA Guidelines for Americans. A resident was admitted to The Landing of Lake Worth as a hospice patient. Record review found that the resident had an Interdisciplinary Care Plan that indicated the resident as a hospice patient. An interview with the Director of Nursing revealed that the facility had lost the Agency of Health Care Administration’s form to document the resident’s hospice care.
November 6, 2019 Inspection at The Landing of Lake Worth
This inspection focused on staffing issues at The Landing of Lake Worth. According to record review and interview, the facility failed to provide an adequate number of training hours for new employees. Staff are required to attend all orientation and training sessions to receive training certificates. Multiple staff members were noted as not having the necessary certificates to provide adequate care for residents. The lacking certificates were for completing training in Resident Rights and Incident Reporting.
May 9, 2019 Inspection at The Landing of Lake Worth
An unannounced re-licensure survey concluded that The Landing of Lake Worth had failed to complete background screening on an employee before allowing them to work at the facility. In an interview with the Business Office Manager, it was stated that she believed all new employees were added to the roster for background checks. Upon further examination, she concluded that one staff member, who was a resident caregiver at the facility, was not included on the roster and therefore not cleared by a background screening.
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*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.