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Information & Ratings on Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation, Burlington, Wisconsin
Many senior citizens living in Wisconsin nursing homes become the victims of neglect or abuse at the hands of their caregivers, visitors, or other patients. Sometimes, the injury is the result of a lack of supervision that leads to resident-to-resident assault or untrained nursing staff who fail to follow established protocols of care.
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Racine County nursing facility, contact the Wisconsin Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages. We can begin working on your case today.Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation
This long-term care center is a "for profit" 123-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Burlington and Racine County, Wisconsin. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
677 E State St
Burlington, Wisconsin 53105
Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation offers other services. Additional focused care includes respite care, bariatric care, hospice, edema management, IV (intravenous) therapy, tube feeding, decubitus wound management, Parkinson’s care and restorative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Wisconsin and the federal government have a legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home in the state. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or withhold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $12,350 fine on July 20, 2017, and a $13,390 fine on January 25, 2017, for a total of $25,740.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Wisconsin long-term care home from various online publically available sources including the Department of Public Health website and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date July 12, 2018
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date July 12, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility did not ensure that [four residents] had adequate supervision and assistive devices to prevent accidents.” In one incident, a resident “was observed to be transferred without a gait belt by nursing staff [in a way that was] not according to [the resident’s] falls Plan of Care.”
Additionally, the resident “was observed to not have her fall interventions in place according to [their] falls Plan of Care.”
In another incident, a second resident “was observed to not have a falls intervention in place according to his fall Plan of Care.” A third resident was observed, “not to have her call light, a frequently used item, within reach per her falls Plan of Care.” A fourth resident “was observed in bed with the bed in the high position, contrary to the Care Plan intervention for the bed to be in a low position.”
The nursing home “did not ensure that [four residents] were provided services to prevent infection. The staff was observed to not wash her hands after providing perineal care to [one resident] and was observed touching multiple objects with the same gloved hands after providing incontinence care.”
A staff member was observed “cleaning urine off of the floor after emptying [another resident’s] catheter bag with their bare hands and did not wash her hands [before] exiting the room.” Two other residents “were administered medications that staff had handled with their bare hands.”
The survey team interviewed a Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor and asked: “if staff should touch oral medications with their bare hands when administering medications.” The Supervisor “shook her head ‘no.’”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation? Contact the Wisconsin nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 now for immediate legal intervention. We represent Racine County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Burlington.
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