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Information & Ratings on Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville, Virginia
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Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care home is a 112-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Fishersville and Augusta County, Virginia. The "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
83 Crossroads Lane
Fishersville, Virginia 22939
Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $433,329 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
It is the legal responsibility of Virginia and the federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for $433,329 on May 09, 2017, citing substandard care. The nursing home received twenty-one complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Virginia Adult Protective Services (APS) Website.
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Fishersville Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Virginia and Medicare.com routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all 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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Write and Use Policies and Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect or Abuse of Residents – citation #F224 date May 9, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure one [resident] was free from neglect.” Specifically, the resident “was not provided activities of daily living during her menstrual cycle.”
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “stuffed wipes inside the resident’s vagina between her legs during the resident’s menstrual cycle, resulting in psychological harm. The resident stated in an interview, ‘I felt awful, humiliated, and embarrassed. I am so happy to be out of there, and I cannot imagine having to go back there.’”
An Adult Protection Services report was reviewed and found that the resident was “without care related to bathing and bloody wipes were found between the resident’s legs.” The investigators made the administrative staff aware of the Adult Protective Services report. The “facility staff involved in the Adult Protective Services report were not available for interview.”
Two employees involved in the incident were called numerous times with no answer. The “remainder of the staff involved were no longer employed at the facility.”
The investigators interviewed the resident who stated that “she was not provided activities of daily living care from the facility staff during her menstrual cycle for a proximally three days and that her bed was soaked with urine.” The resident stated that “when she finally was finally clean, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) found wipes stuffed inside her vagina and between [her] legs saturated with blood.”
The resident continued that she was made to “lie in bed soaked with urine for three days.” The resident stated, ‘I felt awful, humiliated, and embarrassed when the CNA pulled the covers back and discovered blood on the sheet and between my legs.” The resident stated that “it is enough to have someone change you because you cannot do it yourself, but to have someone leave you lying in blood is disgusting.”
The resident stated, “the worst part of it all was I had to go to my Care Plan Meeting and repeat this in front of my parents and my husband, it was degrading. When you were at the mercy of someone, it is just humiliating.”
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