Truewood By Merrill Venice complaints were investigated by state officials during the pandemic following a change of ownership of this ALF. Truewood By Merrill Venice is the new name of an ALF located at 1121 Jacaranda Boulevard in Venice, Florida. This assisted living facility was formerly known as Sunset Lake Village. On February 10, 2020, MG Venice Subtenant LLC became the new Owner/Licensee. The management company for Truewood by Merrill Venice is listed as Merrill Gardens L.L.C.
Truewood by Merrill Venice operates as an 110 bed for-profit assisted living facility with limited nursing services. According to records on file with the Florida Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, Merrill Gardens, L.L.C. is a foreign limited liability company located in Seattle, Washington:
The company’s website reveals that it owns or manages a total of seven facilities within Florida. The company’s website states that “[w]e re proud to provide two distinct yet complementing options within our family of communities – Merrill Gardens and Truewood by Merrill.” Prior to the new company assuming ownership, Sunset Lake Village had a history of issues, complaints and lawsuits which were detailed, in part, in this blog post: https://tinyurl.com/2p96sdp3
Truewood By Merril Venice Assisted Living Complaints Investigated
Not long after the ALF began operating as Truewood by Merrill Venice following the change of ownership, investigators with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration conducted an unannounced survey inspection at the assisted living facility. Truewood By Merrill Venice complaints were investigated by inspectors with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration shortly after the new owner took over the ALF.
Inspection Reveals Nine Class III Deficiencies to Florida Officials During Investigation
Truewood By Merrill Venice assisted living was cited with nine (9) Class III deficiencies by the State of Florida based on non-compliance with Florida law as determined by AHCA inspectors during their investigation. The deficiencies found involved issues concerning staff training, risk management, resident care, record keeping, admission health assessments and staffing standards.
The entire 27 page inspection report for Truewood By Merrill Venice may be found on the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration’s website here: https://tinyurl.com/2p8urrsn
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