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Information & Ratings on Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

While it is difficult to care for a loved one who can no longer take care of themselves, sometimes it is even harder to entrust the care of your loved one to a nursing facility. This is because you feel powerless to help your family member or to influence the care that they receive. This feeling is even worse and more acute when the facility where they reside mistreats, neglects or abuses them in any way.

However, you never have to feel powerless to simply let this mistreatment happen. When you have the lawyers at the Nursing Home Law Center on your side, you can influence the situation and do not have to accept any substandard care as an immutable given. Instead, you can take aggressive legal action to put a stop to the poor care given to your loved one and obtain justice on their behalf.

The Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is a Medicare and Medicaid certified facility that has 120 beds and treats patients in Henry County and Western Missouri. It is a for-profit skilled nursing facility that has corporate ownership. The facility is located at:

1009 East Ohio
Clinton, MO 64735
(660) 885-5571

The federal government has the ability based on law and regulation to impose fines on skilled nursing facilities if periodic surprise inspections of the facility reveal serious deficiencies in the treatment of residents. Any fine levied is the sign that the care at the nursing home is deficient in a major way. The larger the fine, the more severe the problems at the facility are. The Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center was assessed a $61,194 fine after a December 2016 inspection of the home. This is on the higher end of fines assessed against nursing homes in the state and represents serious violations of regulations. 

The inspection that led to this sizable fine found that the facility did not properly care for its patients in several respects. One of the more troubling deficiencies was that the home did not adequately manage and prescribe medications to patients. The home did not properly record what medications that certain patients needed to take, leading to them not having the appropriate medicines. In addition, the facility ordered unnecessary tests on other patients. Even more troubling was the fact that the facility gave patients unnecessary drugs. The home was found to be particularly deficient in the area of psychotropic drugs, prescribing these medications without any behavioral intervention of attempts to reduce the dosage of the medication. In addition, treatments and prescriptions were not adequately tracked, leading to inadequate care for patients. 

According to the Pro Publica database, the Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has had three serious deficiencies in the reporting period. This is the highest amount of deficiencies in the state of Missouri. In addition, there are 21 total deficiencies. The number of deficiencies has remained steady through the 2017 inspection.

This facility is below standards when it comes to preventing its residents from contracting pressure ulcers. Although pressure ulcers are not entirely preventable, the proper care at a facility can reduce the number of residents that get pressure ulcers. The Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is on a national list of nursing homes that have been targeted for improvements in the rates of pressure ulcers among their patients. 

In general, long-term residents of this facility do not fare well when it comes to certain health metrics. Nearly a third of the patients experience a decrease in their ability to move independently. This is practically double the average in the state. In addition, it is reported that 22 percent of residents have a greater need for help with daily activities after they enter the facility. 

The state regulators also have the ability to initiate an investigation when there has been a complaint filed. There were four such investigations undertaken in 2018. While not all of them resulted in the finding of violations, the home was found to have not given each resident personal attention and nursing care in accordance with his/her condition and consistent with current acceptable nursing practice. In general, the facility has received five citations in the past three years, three of which resulted from complaints filed by or on behalf of residents.

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Contact the lawyers at the Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for a no-cost consultation. You can discuss the facts of your case with us and we can help determine whether or not you have a legal cause of action against this facility. At the Nursing Home Law Center, we are dedicated to fighting on behalf of your loved one who may not be able to fight for themselves. This can include obtaining a financial settlement or jury award if they have been abused, neglected or mistreated. You only pay us if we are successful in obtaining a settlement on your behalf. If we are unable to do so, you owe us nothing. In order to get the process started, contact us today.

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