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Alameda Oaks Nursing Center
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Every nursing home in Texas has a legal obligation to provide each patient with the highest level of care according to established standards of quality. Unfortunately, many nursing staff will fail to follow the traditional procedures and protocols that can lead to preventable accidents, injuries, and the development of life-threatening bedsores.
If your loved one was injured while residing in Nueces County nursing facility, contact the Texas Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for help. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has successfully resolved many compensation cases just like yours, and we can help your family too.
Alameda Oaks Nursing Center
This long-term care home is a "for-profit" 146-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Corpus Christi and Nueces County, Texas. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1101 S Alameda
Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
Alameda Oaks Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Alameda Oaks Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government has the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has violated rules and regulations that have harmed or could have harmed a nursing facility resident. These penalties include denial of payment for Medicare services are an imposed a monetary fine.
This nursing facility received three complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services APS (Adult Protective Services) Website.
Corpus Christi Texas Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the Texas Department of Public Health website.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Make Sure Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Meet Professional Standards of Quality – citation #F281 date June 29, 2017
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce a Program That Investigates, Controls and Keeps Infection from Spreading – citation #F441 date June 29, 2017
The investigators determined that “the facility failed to provide services that met professional standards for [one resident] reviewed for standards of care.” Specifically, a Licensed Vocational Nurse “did not wash her hands for twenty seconds [as required by procedures and protocols after providing] suprapubic care for [a resident].”
The deficient practice “could compromise the two residents with ostomies and residents with urinary catheters by placing them at risk for infection.” In one incident, a resident’s Care Plan revealed that the resident “has a urinary catheter (suprapubic).” The Care Plan indicated that the resident is “at risk of developing urinary tract infections due to a suprapubic catheter. The resident will have no signs or symptoms of urinary tract infection through the next review date.”
The document indicates that while providing catheter care on every shift and as needed, the nursing staff will use soap and water to eliminate the risk of infection. The survey team observed a Licensed Vocational Nurse providing care to the resident. The nurse “donned a clean pair of gloves, removed [the resident’s] ostomy wafer and bag, exposing [the resident’s stoma that] had a moderate amount of feces on the stoma.”
The “LPN doffed [removed] her soiled gloves and washed her hands with soap and water for eleven seconds [before donning a clean pair of gloves and washing the resident’s] suprapubic catheter using soap and water.” The Licensed Vocational Nurse then “doffed soiled gloves and washed her hands for eight seconds with soap and water.” During an interview with the Licensed Vocational Nurse, the nurse said that “handwashing should be performed in between glove changes and handwashing should be performed for at least twenty seconds to prevent passing bacteria to other residents.”
The nursing home “failed to establish and maintain an Infection Prevention and Control Program designed to help prevent the standard and transmission-based precautions to be followed to prevent the spread of infection or diseases.” The investigation involved residents “observed receiving incontinence care, colostomy care, and urinary catheter care.”
In one incident, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “did not wash her hands in between glove changes when providing [the resident’s] incontinent care.”
Neglected or Abused at Alameda Oaks Nursing Center? We Can Help
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect, or abuse while living at Alameda Oaks Nursing Home? Contact the Texas nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Nueces County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Corpus Christi.
Our legal team never charges potential clients to discuss your case through an initial claim consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us any money unless we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices concerning your case will remain confidential.