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Information & Ratings on Canfield Healthcare Center, Youngstown, Ohio
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Canfield Healthcare Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio. The 90-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
2958 Canfield Rd
Youngstown, Ohio 44511
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In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Canfield Healthcare Center offers other services. These services include assisted living options, long-term care, memory care, hospice, and short-term rehab.
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.
This nursing home also received two complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Youngstown Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the Ohio Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure That the Nursing Home Area Remained Free from Accident Hazards and Risks and Provide Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #323 date July 27, 2017
- Failure to Develop and Implement Programs That Investigate, Control and Keep Infections from Spreading – citation #F441 date July 27, 2017
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure fall prevention interventions were implemented” for one resident who required “extensive assistance from one staff person when walking in the corridor.” The resident’s Restored of Care Plan revealed that the resident “was at risk for falls and required the staff to follow behind the resident with her wheelchair.”
Surveyors observed the resident “ambulating slowly with a walker and a rocking-type gait.” The resident “was halfway down the hallway, approximately 30 feet from her room and walking toward a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA).” The resident stopped walking and asked the STNA “to get her wheelchair.”
The STNA responded by saying, “You are supposed to walk. No, come on, now.” The STNA “left the hallway and entered the shower room” while the resident “continued a few more steps and stopped.”
In Registered Nurse (RN) entered the hallway and observed the resident “standing alone in the hallway and said, ‘Don’t move.’” The RN “immediately brought the resident’s wheelchair from her room and walked behind [the resident] to the end of the hallway.” The Director of Nursing verified that “a staff member must remain with the resident because [the resident] was unsteady at times and unpredictable.”
The “facility failed to ensure adequate infection control practices following catheter care [were followed for one resident].” Specifically, “the facility failed to ensure biohazard waste was properly secured. This [deficient practice] had the potential to affect eighteen cognitively impaired, independently mobile residents.”
Additionally, the facility “failed to ensure proper handwashing during medication administration.” The surveyors interviewed in Registered Nurse (RN) who verified that “she did not wash or sanitize her hands between resident care [and] revealed she washed her hands [before] administering medications to [another resident, saying that] she thought handwashing is required only between every five residents.”
In a separate summary statement dated April 20, 2016, the nursing home “failed to ensure appropriate infection control practices were followed related to glove use during an observation of medication administration.” The surveyors observed the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) obtaining blood sugar levels “by finger stick [before] the administration of the medications.”
During the procedure, the LPN “did not remove her gloves, and opened the second door of the medication cart, touched the several medication cards, closed the door, and opened the next to her. She located the medication card and punched the medication from the cart, returned the car to the drawer, closed and locked the cart.”
The LPN went into the room and used the same gloves hands to obtain the resident’s blood sugar” levels using a glucometer.
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