West Bay of Tampa’s History of State Inspections and Litigation
About West Bay of Tampa
West Bay of Tampa is a licensed nursing home located at 3865 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, FL 34677 in Pinellas County. This facility is a for-profit nursing home with 120 licensed beds. The licensee and owner of this nursing home is Tampa Road, LLC. The current license held by this nursing home is still effective until October 31, 2019.
On the corporate level, West Bay of Tampa is owned, operated and managed by Genesis HealthCare. This is one of the largest nursing home companies in the U.S. and our attorneys have lots of success handling lawsuits against Genesis Healthcare.
Medicare.gov gave an overall rating of 2 out of 5 stars or a below average rating for the facility. It has a health inspection rating of 2 out of 5 stars, staffing rating of 3 out of 5 stars and a quality measures rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
Lawsuits Filed Against West Bay of Tampa
This facility has already been sued four times since 2014. All the cases against the facility are due to negligence and failure to give sufficient health care services. Two of these cases are currently open.
Case 1 – Edith Pandiella-Padron vs. Tampa Road, LLC d/b/a West Bay of Tampa
Edith Pandiella-Padron filed a suit against West Bay of Tampa. The allegations include improper physical therapy by improperly flexing the right knee of Ms. Edith Pandiella-Padron despite her repeated requests to stop and failure of the nursing staff to timely notify the physician of Ms. Pandiella-Padron regarding her injury.
Case 2 – Elsa Rivers vs. Tampa Road, LLC d/b/a West Bay of Tampa and West Bay Nursing Center LLC
Elsa Rivers filed a case against West Bay of Tampa on behalf of her husband, Mr. William Rivers. The allegations mainly include neglect and failure of the facility to provide adequate and appropriate health care services for Mr. Rivers. There is an alleged failure of the nursing staff of West Bay of Tampa to provide proper medication and attention to the left toe of Mr. Rivers which led to a gangrenous wound on Mr. Rivers’ left second toe. After the onset of the wound, the facility allegedly failed to properly treat it which caused the progression of the said wound. This neglect of the facility led to the pain and suffering of Mr. Rivers.
Recent Health Inspection Citations Against West Bay of Tampa
There were several non-compliance issues cited for West Bay of Tampa over the past years. Most of these citations are related to inadequacy of the facility in providing adequate and appropriate healthcare services. The most recent survey was conducted last August 18, 2017.
August 18, 2017 Inspection Report
An unannounced survey was conducted last August 18, 2017 at West Bay of Tampa and the facility was found to be not compliant with 42 CFR Part 483. Based on the survey, the facility has been found to have violations of standard practices concerning cross-contamination of applicable medical apparatus that are used by multiple patients.
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