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Information & Ratings on Adams Lane Care Center, Zanesville, Ohio
Lawyers for Neglected & Injured at Adams Lane Care Center
Many families have no other choice than to place a loved one in a nursing facility to ensure they receive the highest level of professional care. These families often find comfort and the knowledge that their loved one will remain safe in a compassionate environment. Unfortunately, mistreatment is an all too common occurrence in many nursing facilities throughout Ohio, where caregivers, employees or other residents injure patients.
The Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys have represented many Muskingum County nursing home patients who were victimized through abuse and neglect. Our legal team works on behalf of our clients to help them receive adequate financial compensation to recover their damages. We use the law to take immediate action and hold those responsible for the harm legally accountable.
Adams Lane Care Center
This facility is a "for profit" 119-certified bed long term care center providing cares and services to residents of Zanesville and Muskingum County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:
1856 Adams Lane
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the federal government and state of Ohio nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of regulations.
The nursing home also received eleven complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Zanesville Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Ohio and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Is Free from Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 dates January 21, 2017
- Failure to Ensure That Each Resident’s Drug Regimen Is Free from Unnecessary Medications – citation #F329 date January 26, 2017
- Failure to Honor the Resident’s Rights to a Safe, Clean and Comfortable Homelike Environment Who Was Subjected to Black Mold – citation #F584 date July 7, 2018
According to investigators, the facility “failed to ensure fall interventions were in place as care planned for [a resident] to prevent a fall.” The deficient practice because the resident sustained injuries.
The Director of Nursing verified that the resident “slid out of her chair attempting to reach her call light which was out of the resident’s reach.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure behaviors were documented and non-pharmacological interventions were attempted [before] the administration of an antianxiety medication for [a resident].” According to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), it was verified that the resident’s “behaviors were not documented, and non-pharmacological interventions were not attempted [before] the medication administration for the doses” of antipsychotic medications.
The facility “failed to maintain a sanitary environment.” This deficient practice “affected [two residents] reviewed for room changes.” Documentation and a close medical record revealed that the resident was transferred to the emergency room at the local hospital because of concerns “that black mold was found in her room. A chest x-ray was done in the resident was diagnosed” with exposure to Chaetomium mold (a water-indicating mold) and Stachybotrys (a wet store mold that must be dried out and disturbed before spores can be found in the air.”
The hospital documentation shows that “corrective action for the Stachybotrys mold includes consideration “to eliminate the water source, reduce moisture levels and spore numbers in the living space.” Corrective action for the Chaetomium mold includes the consideration of “reducing the source of water, moisture levels or the spore numbers in the living space.”
The state investigators observed the resident’s room where “a part of the drywall and baseboard had been removed. A black substance was observed on some of the removed drywall.” The facility housekeeper stated that the resident’s “room had an air conditioner that leaks, resulting in a puddle of water on the floor.”
The surveyors interviewed the Maintenance Supervisor who “verified black mold was discovered in two rooms due to an older air conditioning housing unit, freezing and then falling, causing an overflow on the floor. Both rooms had older AC units.”
Mistreated at Adams Lane Care Center? We Can Help
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Adams Lane Care Center? Contact the Ohio nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Muskingum victims of abuse and neglect in all areas in including Zanesville.
Our legal team invites you to discuss your case with us today through an initial, free claim consultation. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us anything until after we have secured monetary recovery for your family. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.