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Information & Ratings on Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Many of the 1.5 million residents in nursing facilities in the U.S. are victims of mistreatment. In some cases, the nursing staff neglects these patients, or caregivers, visitors, employees, and other residents abuse, sexually assault or mistreat the patient.
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Hamilton County nursing facility, contact the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers handle your case to ensure your family is adequately financially compensated for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. The 97-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
11760 Pellston Court
Cincinnati, Ohio 45240
Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center offers other services. These services include IV (intravenous) therapy, skilled rehab services, nutritional care, and restorative services including physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Federal government nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home with a denied payment for Medicare services or monetary fine when the facility has been cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $11,050 fine on September 27, 2017, and a $3,263 fine on March 10, 2017, for a total of $14,313.
The nursing home also received one complaint over the last thirty-six months that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Cincinnati 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 one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F157 date March 10, 2017
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free from Accident Hazards and Risks and Provide Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date March 10, 2017
- Failure to Develop and Implement Programs That Investigate, Control and Keep Infections from Spreading – citation #F4418 March 10, 2017
According to state investigators, the “facility failed to notify the responsible party of changes in condition [promptly].” The investigators reviewed the resident’s medical record and Progress Note documented by a Registered Nurse (RN). The documents note that “the resident had bruising on the right, possibly from the side rail. Nurses noted that the bruise was communicated to the family member and the Physician.”
However, during an interview with the Registered Nurse, it was verified that “the area had not been present approximately one-half hour [before] when the nurse had viewed the resident.” The RN stated that “she did not notify the responsible family member of the new injury to [the resident’s] face until Monday morning when the family member was in the facility.”
The surveyors determined that “the facility failed to report an injury of unknown origin to the State agency within 24 hours” as required by law.
The nursing home “failed to store chemicals safely and properly dispose of ‘sharps.’ This [deficient practice] had the potential to affect [nine residents] identified at by the facility as being cognitively impaired and independently mobile who lived on the 100 Wing.”
Additionally, it was determined that the facility “failed to obtain informed consent for side rail use and implement side rail safety measures for [one resident].” The nursing home “identified sixty residents in the facility utilizing side rails.
The “facility failed to implement appropriate infection control procedures to prevent the spread of infection.” The “facility identified four additional residents that require a finger stick glucose level on the unit.”
This deficient practice “had the potential to affect [nine] cognitively impaired and independently mobile residents residing on the 100 unit.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at Carecore at The Meadows Nursing Center? Contact the Ohio nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Hamilton County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas in Ohio including Cincinnati.
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