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Augusta Place - A Prospera Community Nursing Center
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Augusta Place - A Prospera Community
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "non-profit" center providing services to residents of Bismarck and Burleigh County, North Dakota. The 48-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
301 Lorrain Drive
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
Augusta Place - A Prospera Community
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Augusta Place - A Prospera Community Nursing 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.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the state of North Dakota and federal agencies are legally obligated to monitor every nursing facility and impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare when investigators as found the nursing home seriously violated established nursing home regulations and rules.
The nursing home received one complaint over the last thirty-six months that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of North Dakota Vulnerable Adult Protective Services Website.
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Bismarck North Dakota Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the North Dakota 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, five out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date March 16, 2017
The State investigation was conducted using staff interviews, a review of manufacturer’s instructions, and observations by surveyors to determine deficiencies and violations. A review of manufacturer’s equipment revealed that any “failure to lock the caster brakes on any lift for transfer equipment before the resident is transferred could result in injury to the operator or patient.”
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to provide supervision and assistive devices necessary to prevent accidents for [2 residents] observed during transfers.”
The failure “to lock the brakes on the bath chair and the failure to position a resident correctly in the lift resulted in discomfort and may result in avoidable falls and injuries.” Surveyors observed two Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) entering the resident’s room with the bath chair scale. One CNA “locked the caster brakes on one side of the lift and attempted to lock the other side but was unable.”
At that time, the CNA stated “I think this one must be broke.” The resident then “transferred herself to the bath chair, which started to roll backwards on the unlocked side.” The CNA placed “her foot behind the wheel to prevent the chair from rolling further.”
The State surveyors observed the bath scale chair that “showed both caster brakes functioning appropriately.” The surveyors interviewed an administrative staff member who had identified that “they had not received any work order for the bath chair scale.”
The same day, the investigators observed another CNA assisting a different resident “to the bathroom using a sit-to-stand mechanical lift. During the transfer, the resident stated, ‘I cannot stand like this very much. It hurts.’” The CNA then replied, “I will try to hurry.”
It was determined that “the CNA failed to position the resident in the lift to avoid discomfort and ensure corrective posture [before] completing the transfer.”
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