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Capistrano Beach Care Center
The number of cases involving mistreatment in nursing facilities throughout California has risen significantly over the last few decades. Many senior citizens, rehabilitating, and disabled become victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors, or other patients. If your loved one was injured while living in an Orange County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance.
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This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Capistrano Beach and Orange County, California. The 93-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
35410 Del Rey
Capistrano Beach, California 92624
Capistrano Beach Care Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Capistrano Beach Care Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care. The facility also offers comprehensive rehab services, wound care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
California and federal agencies are duty-bound to monitor every nursing home and levy monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare when investigators identify serious violations of nursing home regulations and rules. In some cases, the nursing home receives multiple penalties if surveyors find severe violations that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
The nursing home received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationCapistrano Beach California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of California and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and 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 two 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 #F689 date March 20, 2019
- Failure to Provide a Safe, Appropriate Pain Management Plan of Care for a Resident Who Requires Those Services – citation #F697 date March 20, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure [two residents] were safely assisted during standing and transferring. The facility failed to ensure [one resident] was transferred from the bed to the wheelchair with two-person assistance. This [failure] had the potential for [the resident] to be injured.”
In the other incident, the facility failed to ensure that the second resident “remained free from accident hazards [when the resident] was observed standing and holding onto a wobbly footboard frame on his bed while two Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) were changing his incontinence brief. This failure had the potential to contribute to the resident’s falls and injuries.”
The facility “failed to ensure [one resident] was provided with adequate pain assessment and management. This [failure] had the potential for the resident’s pain not being treated effectively.”
A Licensed Vocational Nurse indicated that the resident “was sometimes able to verbalize her pain with episodes of moaning.” The Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that the resident “complained of back pain most of the time [and said that] she would offer non-pharmacological interventions first and assess the resident after.” The nurse stated that “she used the pain scale to assess the resident’s pain.”
The state investigators reviewed the resident’s Medication Administration Record that revealed that on six separate occasions between February 20, 2019, and March 20, 2019, the resident had reported a pain level of seven or higher out of ten. The Director of Nursing was informed of the level of pain documented in the medical records and asked, “what the licensed nurse should do if the resident’s pain level was above the parameters of the medications prescribed by the Physician.”
The Director of Nursing responded that “the licensed nurse should have informed the Physician that the resident’s pain was not being controlled with the two current pain medications.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at Capistrano Beach Care Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Orange County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Capistrano Beach.
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