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Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Wright County nursing facility, contact the Iowa nursing home network of attorneys at (800) 926-7565 now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages. Time is of the essence. All necessary documentation must be filed in the proper county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.
Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for-profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Clarion and Wright County, Iowa. The 76-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
110 13th Avenue SW
Clarion, Iowa 50525
Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $130,830 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state of Iowa and the federal government had the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $62,525 fine on December 08, 2016, and a $68,305 fine on October 26, 2016, for a total of $130,830.
This nursing facility received six complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Iowa Dependent Adult Protective Services Website.
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Clarion Iowa Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Iowa 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 one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and three 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 26, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure each resident has a right to be free from verbal, sexual, physical, and mental abuse, corporal punishment, and involuntary seclusion.” The investigation involved three residents involved in two separate occasions.
One resident “who was involved in the previous unprovoked incident with [a second resident slapped the third resident] across the face unprovoked, leaving red marks.” A review of the resident’s medical records indicated that the resident resided on the Chronic Confusion and Dementing Illness Unit.
The incident was documented in the Nursing Progress Notes at 11:00 AM on July 9, 2016. The document revealed that “staff observed the resident with both hands on the left wrist of another resident. The resident and another resident sat in recliners in the lounge area on the Chronic Confusion and Dementing Illness Unit. The staff redirected [the aggressive resident] and moved the other resident.”
The incident report revealed that the aggressive resident “twisted the other resident’s left arm with his/her hands.” The Director of Nursing services assessed the other resident’s left wrist and observed an approximate 1.0 cm red/purple area on the left wrist.”
The assaulted resident’s Nursing Progress Notes documented that the staff “applied ice to the [severely, cognitively impaired] resident’s wrist and did not observe swelling or deformity.” The nursing staff sent a fax of the Physician at 3:00 PM that day reporting that the aggressive resident “got agitated when another resident yelled out and [the aggressive resident] grabbed the other resident’s arm with a twisting motion.”
The surveyors determined that the injured resident had a 1.0 cm x 1.0 cm dark purple area resembling purpura to the left wrist.”
Neglected at Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center? Let Us Help You Today
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Iowa nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Wright County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Clarion.
Our legal team never charges potential clients to discuss your case through an initial claim consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us any money unless we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.