DHHS: 25% of Nursing Home Abuse Cases not Reported

Over One Quarter of Nursing Home Abuse Cases Not Reported to Police, Says Department of Health and Human Services An ongoing investigation by the Office of Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services has released an alert to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that more needs to be done to identify cases of abuse. …

Pressure Injury Staging System 2016 Updates

Nursing home negligence occurs when homes neglect the very residents they are supposed to protect. One of the more common injuries resulting from this is pressure ulcers, or as they are called now “pressure injuries,” according to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Pressure Injury Staging System. This is more than just a change in terminology though, as it was …

Special Focus Facilities

In most fields and areas of life, there are consequences for failing to live up to basic standards. In nursing homes though, this is often not the case. Nursing homes are given inspections or surveys, in order to ensure they are complying with basic standards necessary for the welfare of their residents. However, historically facilities that showed deficiencies during these …

South Carolina Arbitration Opinion

Families go to nursing homes during some of their most vulnerable times. You would hope in their time of need, that the home would show compassion and worry solely about best meeting the needs of their new-found resident. Unfortunately, many homes have other things on their mind when admitting the loved one of an emotionally fragile family. Many homes use …

Pressure Sores

Nursing homes are negligent when they neglect or abuse the very residents they are entrusted to protect. Unfortunately, pressure sores – or bedsores as they are sometimes known – are one of the most common forms of nursing home neglect and abuse. In fact, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Pressure Injury Staging System (“NPUAP”) has determined that a pressure …

Missouri Omnibus Nursing Home Act

Missouri Omnibus Nursing Home Act–how to get around damage caps, how the statute allows for punitive damages and attorney fees.   No family wants to file a nursing home negligence claim. That is the thing that most people will never understand. There are around 15,700 nursing home and 1.4 million residents in nursing home in the United States.[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column …

Advantages Of Federal Court In Kansas

ADVANTAGES OF FEDERAL COURT IN KANSAS NURSING HOME CASES In an ideal world, justice would be equally and readily available no matter where a person is injured. This is especially true in nursing home abuse cases. Families place their loved ones in nursing homes so they can receive the care they need and deserve. It should not matter where the …

Federal Court Cases

In many cases it is very advantageous to get Kansas nursing home cases into Federal Court. Federal Court offers the ability to allege punitive damages in the complaint and entitles plaintiffs to a jury trial on punitive damages. Neither of these remedies are available at a state level. However, getting into federal court requires that the parties be diverse. Fortunately …

Nursing Home Compare

As people grow older, their needs often rise. Eventually their families cannot provide adequate care and seek outside help. Nursing homes are supposed to provide this care, but families often are unable to find the right home for their loved one. Fortunately, the Nursing Home Compare Tool on the Medicare website[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” …

Forced Arbitration / CMS Proposal

Arbitration is supposed to be a way for two parties in a dispute to resolve the issue without going to court. It was designed to be optional and used when beneficial to both parties. Unfortunately, forced arbitration clauses are becoming too common in the healthcare industry. This is particularly true of nursing homes and long term care facilities. The result …

SWOPE RIDGE GERIATRIC CENTER

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019 FORM APPROVED OMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIES AND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIA IDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265145 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SWOPE RIDGE GERIATRIC CENTER STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, …

SWEET SPRINGS VILLA

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265606 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SWEET SPRINGS VILLA STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 518 E MARSHALLSWEET SPRINGS, MO …

SUNSET HOME

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265745 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SUNSET HOME STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 1201 S. POLKMAYSVILLE, MO 64469 For …

SUNSET HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265331 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SUNSET HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 10954 KENNERLY …

SUNSET HEALTH CARE CENTER

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265390 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SUNSET HEALTH CARE CENTER STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 400 WEST PARK AVENUEUNION, …

SUNNYVIEW NURSING HOME & APARTMENTS

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265715 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER SUNNYVIEW NURSING HOME & APARTMENTS STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 1311 E 28TH …

STONECREST HEALTHCARE

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265582 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER STONECREST HEALTHCARE STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 2 HIGHWAY Y, PO BOX 707VIBURNUM, …

ST SOPHIA HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265120 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER ST SOPHIA HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 936 CHARBONIER …

ST PETERS MANOR CARE CENTER

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265589 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER ST PETERS MANOR CARE CENTER STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 230 SPENCER ROADSAINT …

ST LOUIS PLACE HEALTH & REHABILITATION

Original Inspection report DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES PRINTED: 9/25/2019FORM APPROVEDOMB NO. 0938-0391 STATEMENT OF DEFICIENCIESAND PLAN OF CORRECTION (X1) PROVIDER/SUPPLIER/CLIAIDENNTIFICATION NUMBER: 265586 (X2) MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION A. BUILDING ___________ B. WING ___________ (X3) DATE SURVEY COMPLETED NAME OF PROVIDER OF SUPPLIER ST LOUIS PLACE HEALTH & REHABILITATION STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP 2600 REDMAN …