Nursing Home Facility Ranked “Inadequate” Following Unexpected Assessment

A nursing home facility received a far below-average rating and negative publicity following an unexpected inspection. One resident reportedly had a bottle of urine at his bedside for an entire day, among other health and safety violations. Additionally, there were reports of various risks among residents for possible pressure ulcer development, dehydration, and hunger.

The facility was rated “inadequate” and faces the imminent risk of closure without quick action for improvement. For safety, effectiveness, and leadership, the facility earned the title “inadequate.” For care and responsiveness, the facility ranked “requires improvement.” “We are naturally disappointed with the report and the concerns that this will raise our residents,” said a facility administrator. For more, read the story.