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Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor
Attorneys for Injured & Mistreated at Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor
The District of Columbia Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys represents victims of nursing home assault and abuse occurring in Washington. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases where medical teams, Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, visitors, employees, and other patients injured Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area nursing home residents.
If your loved one was injured at any D.C. nursing facility, contact us today. Let us represent your family to ensure you receive monetary compensation from recovering your damages.
Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Washington and Washington District of Columbia Metropolitan Area. The 62-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
4601 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20032
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $17,820 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal and state investigators have a legal obligation to penalize any nursing home that violated a rule or regulation that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties typically include imposed monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services. Usually, the higher the violation, the higher the fine.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor for $17,820 on October 20, 2017, citing substandard care. 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 comprehensive Washington D.C. Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Washington District of Columbia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every District of Columbia 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 two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues, and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date October 20, 2017
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to implement a plan to keep one resident safe from another resident who had physically abused [the victim] as evidenced by both residents observed sitting in 3 West Unit day room and the staff did not separate them.”
The surveyors reviewed the resident’s Allegation of Abuse Occurrence Report that shows that one resident grabbed the other resident “around her neck, causing three scratches sized 4.0 cm, 2.0 cm x 2.0 cm, and 1.0 cm x 0.5 cm. Subsequent observations show that there were additional interactions between both residents.”
On one occasion, one resident wheeled himself “in his wheelchair from the East Unit, where he resides, to the West Unit day room. On the West Unit, [the other resident was seen] sitting in the doorway of the day room [when the first resident] turned around and went the opposite way away from the day room down the hallway of the West unit. There was no staff member observed redirecting [the first resident] back to the East Unit, where he resides.”
Additionally, a surveyor observed both residents together in the day room on the West Unit. At that time, “there was no staff member observed redirecting [the first resident] back to the East Unit, where he resides, or keeping them apart from each other.”
A review of a Psychiatric Assessment and Recommendation stated that one patient was involved in a physical altercation with another resident on September 10, 2017. The “staff reports that she was blocking another resident from passing, which the other resident responded by grabbing her neck and inflicting three small skin tears. She reports that the resident pushed her wheelchair and grabbed her neck unprovoked.”
The staff member stated that she needed “to defend herself when needed. Security and police were involved.” Adjustments were made to the resident’s Care Plan, including “prevent another resident from having close contact with her. [They were] instructed to refrain from any form of contact or communication with the resident in question. Continued current psychiatric medications and monitor for changes in mood.”
Were You Abused or Neglected at Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor? We Can Help
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect, or abuse while living at Bridgepoint Subacute and Rehabilitation National Harbor? Contact the District of Columbia nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Washington.
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