Everything listed under: nursing home citation

  • Nursing Home Closing, Loses Funding

    A nursing home that is closing has been denied Medicare and Medicaid funding. The facility received several citations that involved a lack of cleanliness, wound care, and medication errors. The hold on payments to reimbursement patient costs was publicized after the health inspections took place. An investigation of a patient's death also led to an investigation.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies Due To Negligence

    A nursing home is under investigation for a patient's death. The patient died in a whirlpool tub after asking to take a bath. The facility staff noted that the patient enjoyed long baths and would check on patient's every 5-10 minutes.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Cited For Patient Death

    A nursing home has been cited with a Class AA citation resulting in a $100,000 fine. The citation followed the death of a patient who died at the negligence of the nursing home. The patient fell while transferring to the toilet.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies Of Asphyxiation When Ventilator Detaches

    A nursing home has been cited with allowing a patient death by failing to provide appropriate care to the patient's specific needs. The patient died of asphyxiation when his ventilator was detached. The patient was attending a church service and was left for an hour without ventilation, which he required to breathe and to live. A pastoral staff member heard the alarm but was told to ignore it.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies Due To Heat

    A 78-year-old nursing home patient has died after suffering from 90 degree heat while sitting outdoors for over 3 hours. The patient suffered from dementia and was sitting on the outdoor patio of the nursing home facility. The patient was found dead and sent to the hospital for evaluation. The state department is investigating the incident and says charges may still be pending.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Closes Doors Due To Immediate Jeopardy Citation

    A nursing home is closing after receiving the highest form of citation from the state health department. The facility was cited for placing a patient in "immediate jeopardy" when a patient was allowed to be assaulted by another patient. The patient suffered from dementia and was sexually assaulted by a resident with a “history of inappropriate touching of a confused patient”. Because the facility received this high citation, it also lost its Medicare funding.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Closes Doors Due To Immediate Jeopardy Citation

    A nursing home is closing after receiving the highest form of citation from the state health department. The facility was cited for placing a patient in "immediate jeopardy" when a patient was allowed to be assaulted by another patient. The patient suffered from dementia and was sexually assaulted by a resident with a “history of inappropriate touching of a confused patient”. Because the facility received this high citation, it also lost its Medicare funding.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Neglect And Abuse Underreported

    The state health department in one state has issued a report revealing concerns about the rate at which nursing home incidents are reported. According to the report, nursing home abuse and neglect is grossly underreported. Based on the incidents noted, 15 percent go unreported.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fined For Patient Fall, Death

    A nursing home has been cited and fined $25,000. The violation of the standard of care as enforced by the state health department involved the failure to safely transfer a resident who suffered a fracture. The patient died after being admitted to hospice. "The violation cites failure by the facility to monitor and implement safety precautions," said the spokeswoman for the state department of health.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Receives Highest Citation And Fine Of $100,000

    A nursing home received the highest citation with a fine of $100,000. The citation involved a dialysis patient who was sent home from the hospital after surgery to be monitored. The nursing home failed to monitor the patient throughout the night after surgery and the patient was found dead the next morning.   Read More...