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Information & Ratings on Amboy Care Center, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Many families make the undesirable decision to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure that they are in a compassionate, secure and safe environment receiving the best care available. However, many patients in nursing facilities are victimized by their caregivers or other residents and suffer abuse, neglect, or mistreatment.
If your loved one was neglected or injured while residing in a Middlesex County nursing facility, we encourage you to contact the New Jersey Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. We use the law to ensure that those responsible for causing harm are held legally and financially accountable. Let us begin working on your case today to ensure you are monetarily compensated for your damages.Amboy Care Center
This long-term care facility is a 179-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Perth Amboy and Middlesex County, New Jersey. The "for profit" home is located at:
1 Lindberg Avenue
Perth Amboy, New Jersey 88061
Amboy Care Center
In addition to providing 24-hour skilled nursing care, Amboy Nursing and Rehab Center offers other services. The services include subacute rehab, long-term care, hospice, IV (intravenous) therapy, antibiotic therapy, tracheostomy care, oxygen therapy, psychological counseling, pulmonary care, and wound care.Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal and state investigators can penalize any nursing home that has violated rules and regulations that resulted in harm or could have resulted in harm of a resident. These penalties include imposing monetary fines and denying payment for Medicare services.
Over the last thirty-six months, Amboy Care Center received six formally filed complaints that all resulted in citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the New Jersey Division of Aging Website.Perth Amboy New Jersey Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of New Jersey 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident, the Resident’s Doctor or the Resident’s Responsible Party of a Serious Decline in Their Medical Condition – citation date November 2, 2017
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date May 4, 2018
The nursing home “failed to notify the resident’s primary care Physician and family member of a change in mental status related to the resident’s decision-making ability.” A review of the resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment indicated that the resident “exhibited behaviors that significantly interfered with the resident’s goals for health and well-being.”
The investigative team reviewed the Psychiatry Consultation that revealed the resident “did not have decision-making capacity according to the Psychiatrist. However, reviewing the resident’s Medical Records revealed: “no documentation that showed the Primary Care Physician or family was notified of the psychiatrist’s findings.”
The investigators interviewed the Director of Social Services who stated that they were made “aware of the psychiatrist’s documentation on the psychiatry consult however they “still had not communicated this information to [the resident’s] family.” The Director also stated that they “could not offer an explanation as to why they did not notify the resident’s family member.”
According to investigators, the facility “failed to maintain a safe, clean and sanitary environment for [a resident] reviewed with tube feedings.” The survey team reviewed the resident’s medical records that revealed that the resident had “developed pnuemonia and was hospitalized” and returned to the facility.
The survey team observed the resident “lying in bed with the head of the bed elevated at a 30° angle with the sheet and blanket on top of the resident. The resident’s eyes were open and the resident was unresponsive to the surveyor’s verbal stimuli.”
The surveyor observed “the resident’s feeding tube that was infusing the feeding formula through the device to the resident [which] had splatters and smears on a dried, tannish substance to the front, top and back of the pump, the dried splatters of the tannish substance was also on the pump pole feet and the floor under the pump. Tannish, dried, flaky area of the substance was on the side of the mattress and bed frame near the feeding tube and on the window side of the resident bed frame and mattress.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while they were living at Amboy Care Center? Contact the New Jersey nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Middlesex victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Perth Amboy.
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