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Accordius Health at Creekside Care
Many families have limited options when providing care to a loved one who requires outside nursing assistance. Typically, the family will choose to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure they receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect are serious problems in nursing homes across the United States.
If your loved one was victimized through neglect, mistreatment, or abuse while living in a Hertford County nursing facility, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for your harm rightfully accountable.Accordius Health at Creekside Care
This long-term care home is a 151-certified bed center providing care and services to residents of Ahoskie and Hertford County, North Carolina. The "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
604 Stokes Street East
Ahoskie, North Carolina 27910
Accordius Health at Creekside Care
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Accordius Health at Creekside Care offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care and speech therapies.
Fined $12,678 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state of North Carolina and the federal government have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Accordius Health at Creekside Care for $12,678 on July 12, 2018, citing substandard care. The nursing home received one complaint over the last thirty-six months that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites, including the North Carolina Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues, and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date July 12, 2018
The investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure the left platform of the facility’s transport van was in the elevated position before loading a resident from the van.” When the resident was unloaded, while seated in a wheelchair, from the facility’s transport van, “the facility staff failed to raise the van’s left platform to the floor level, which resulted in [the resident] falling from the transportation van.”
The investigation involved a resident who “was totally dependent on locomotion (use of a wheelchair) both inside and outside the facility.” After the accident, the staff transported the resident “to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.” The resident “sustained a subarachnoid hemorrhage and posterior scalp abrasion.”
In a separate summary statement of deficiencies dated August 24, 2018, the “facility failed to supervise [one resident] reviewed for inappropriate behaviors.” This investigation involved a resident who “requires supervision, with one-person assist for walking, locomotion, bed mobility, and transfers.”
A Nurse’s Note dated August 4, 2018, revealed that the resident “was witnessed touching a female resident inappropriately. He was placed on observation with one-on-one care and direct visualization.”
The investigators interviewed a Nursing Assistant who said that she had witnessed the resident “touch another resident inappropriately.” The Aide indicated that “she was standing at the Nurse’s Station when she saw [the sexually aggressive resident] touch the other resident, [saying that] it happened very quickly.”
The Nurse Aide stated, “she reported that both residents should be supervised very closely, [adding that] he was receiving one-on-one supervision afterward. She stated she was unaware why he was no longer supervised at that level.”
A Nurse’s Note dated August 6, 2018, indicated that the same resident “attempted to push another resident out of his way and struck a second resident during the lunch meal service in the day room.” A Nurse indicated that “she was present when [the aggressive resident] attempted to push another resident, [explaining that if the resident] had an issue with another resident to notify staff.”
A Nurse’s Note on August 20, 2018, revealed that the same resident “was observed fondling and rubbing a female resident’s breast.” A Nurse Aide said that they “spoke with the resident and informed him it was inappropriate.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at Accordius Health at Creekside Care? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Hertford County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Ahoskie.
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