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Information & Ratings on Beachwood Pointe Care Center, Beachwood, Ohio
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This long-term care center is a "for profit" 120-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Beachwood and Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
23900 Chagrin Blvd
Beachwood, Ohio 44122
Beachwood Pointe Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Beachwood Pointe Care Center offers other services. These services include personal care assistance and restored of care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
When investigators working for the federal government identify severe violations of nursing home rules and regulations, they can penalize the facility by a denial of payment for Medicare services or impose monetary fines.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Beachwood Pointe Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $8,775 fine on 04/26/201, a $17,000 fine on August 01, 2017, and a $2,600 fine on July 16, 2016, for a total of $28,375.
The nursing home also received seven complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Beachwood Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Ohio 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free from Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Accidents – citation #F689 date April 26, 2018
According to investigators, “the facility failed to maintain a safe environment for one cognitively impaired, dependent resident.” Actual harm occurred when the resident “sustained a second degree burn to her lower leg from a baseboard heating unit that was too close to the bed. This [deficient practice] affected one resident reviewed for hazards.”
The survey team reviewed the resident’s Nursing Progress Notes that revealed “an unidentified State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) found [the resident] with her leg over the side of the bed and was found with a blister to her left lower leg.”
An “unidentified floor nurse completed a full skin assessment and noted a blister on [the resident’s] left lower leg. At 5:00 AM, the nurse attempted to contact both the Physician and [the resident’s] daughter without success.”
In a separate summary statement dated August 1, 2017, the surveyors determine “the facility failed to ensure [one resident] received adequate supervision and assistive devices to prevent a fall during transport. This [deficient practice] resulted in Immediate Jeopardy [for one resident] reviewed for the use of assistive devices during transport in the facility’s bus.”
It was determined that the resident “was not safely secured in the wheelchair with a seatbelt during transport resulting in a fracture to the left tibia when the bus made a sudden stop. The facility identified to residents who utilize facility transportation bus and remained in a wheelchair during transportation.”
Both the Activity Director and Activity Assistant failed to ensure that the resident “was properly secured in a wheelchair [before] transport on the facility bus.” The resident’s “wheelchair was secured to the floor of the bus, but the resident was not secured with the seatbelt to the wheelchair. During transport, the bus made a sudden stop at a traffic light, causing [the resident] to fall out of the wheelchair onto the floor the bus.”
Both the Activity Director and Activity Assistant “continued with the activity without notifying facility staff or having [the resident] assessed until the return to the facility” three hours later. At that time, the resident “was sent to the hospital for evaluation and subsequently treated for” a fracture to the left tibia.
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