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Accordius Health at Lexington
Attorneys for Abused & Injured at Accordius Health at Lexington
Mistreating senior citizens living in nursing homes is an unacceptable, reprehensible, and disgraceful action done by the hands of caregivers, visitors, and other patients. Many families relocate their loved ones into the nursing home believing that they will receive the highest level of care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse are an all too common occurrence that leaves victims harmed, injured, or dead.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Davidson County nursing facility, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you are financially compensated for your monetary damages.
Accordius Health at Lexington
This nursing center is a "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services and cares to residents of Lexington and Davidson County, North Carolina. The 106-certified bed long-term care nursing home is located at:
279 Brian Center Drive
Lexington, North Carolina 27292
Accordius Health at Lexington
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Accordius Health at Lexington offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care and speech therapies.
Fined $65,043 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
North Carolina and the federal government have a legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home in the state. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or hold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Accordius Health at Lexington, citing substandard care. These penalties include an $8,778 fine on November 16, 2017, and a $56,265 fine on February 01, 2017, for a total of $65,043. During this time, Medicare denied payment on February 01, 2017, due to a lack of quality care.
The nursing home received eleven complaints over the last three years 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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Lexington North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the North Carolina Department of Public Health website.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues, and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date September 13, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to report an allegation of staff-to-resident abuse to the Administrator and the State Agency, within two hours of the allegation being made, and conduct a thorough investigation of the abuse allegation for [one resident].”
The state investigators interviewed the resident’s family member, who reported “an allegation of abuse when [the resident] told the family member she was slapped by a staff member.” The family member explained that they were told “by the facility that the facility had investigated the incident and the incident had not happened.” The family member “was not certain of the date of the allegation.”
A family member reported that the resident “was the roommate [of another roommate], and she had told him that a Nursing Assistant had slapped [the first resident. The family member explained] he had reported the allegation to the Unit Manager [and] was not certain of the date but felt that it happened in early July.”
The facility Administrator shared that “there were no allegations of abuse reported to him by the facility staff or management and no 24-hour/5-day [report] had been submitted by the facility.”
The Unit Manager reported that the resident alleged a Nursing Assistant “had slapped [him/her], and she reported the incident to the Director of Nursing. The Unit Manager was not certain of the date of the allegation.”
The Director of Nursing “explained the allegation of abuse was reported to her by the Unit Manager and [a family member]. The Director went on to explain that she had investigated the allegation by interviewing [the Nurse Aide, both residents involved, and the family member].”
The Director of Nursing reported “she had not completed or submitted a 24-hour or 5-day investigation report of the abuse allegation because both she and [the family member] were convinced the allegation had not happened.”
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