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Information & Ratings on Cedarburg Health Services, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Many families have no other option than to turn over providing care of a loved one to a nursing home to ensure they receive the highest level of health and hygiene assistance. Unfortunately, abuse and mistreatment are common occurrences occurring in nursing facilities nationwide.
If your loved one was abused or neglected while residing in a Ozaukee County nursing facility, contact the Wisconsin Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of aggressive lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages. We can begin working on your case today.Cedarburg Health Services
This long-term care home is a "for profit" 78-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Cedarburg and Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
N27 W5707 Lincoln Blvd
Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012
Cedarburg Health Services
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Cedarburg Health Services offers other services. Additional focused care includes clinical care, dietary services, and rehabilitative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Wisconsin and federal agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines or denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation is severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Cedarburg Health Services for $14,155 on February 28, 2017, citing substandard care. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, your family can research Medicare.gov and the Wisconsin Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, five out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Not Hire Anyone with the Finding of Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation or Theft – citation date May 15, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date May 15, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date May 15, 2018
According to state surveyors, the facility failed to “ensure that it did not employ individuals were found guilty of abuse, neglect, exploitation or mistreatment by failing to conduct and maintain completed criminal background checks.” The nursing home did not perform a background check on a Dietary Aide, two Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
The facility “did not ensure that [one resident] at risk of developing pressure injuries received consistent measures to prevent the development of pressure injuries.” The investigators noted that the resident was observed: “not to have their heels floated to relieve pressure and prevent the development of pressure injuries.”
On numerous occasions between May 8, 2018, and May 14, 2018, the resident was observed with “heels resting directly on the mattress and not off-loaded to relieve pressure and prevent pressure injuries.” The survey team informed the Director of Nursing of the findings of the staff not following established protocols. The Director confirmed that the resident’s right heel should have been offloaded to relieve pressure and prevent injuries.
The nursing home “did not implement interventions to reduce hazards and risks and evaluate and analyze hazards and risks.” In one incident, a resident was observed: “with fall interventions not in place and the facility did not evaluate and analyze for hazards and risks after [the resident] reported the fall.” The facility also “did not implement new interventions to reduce hazards and risks after [the resident] reported the fall.”
In a separate incident, another resident “was transferred with a Hoyer lift with one person when it indicated to have two persons for the transfer.” A third resident “was observed in bed in the high position with no fall mat on the floor.” A fourth resident “was found multiple times on the floor which was not reported and investigated as falls.” The Director of Nursing verified that the facility failed to provide an accident free environment.
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Cedarburg Health Services? Contact the Wisconsin nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Ozaukee County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Cedarburg.
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