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For many years, nursing home residents throughout the United States have been subjected to neglect and abuse by caregivers, employees, or other residents. Many problems with the nursing home industry involve untrained professionals, short staffing, and a lack of supervision that leads to resident-to-resident assault.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Shenandoah County nursing facility, contact the Virginia Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages.
Consulate Health Care of Woodstock Nursing Center
This long-term care facility is an 88-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Woodstock and Shenandoah County, Virginia. The "for-profit" home is located at:
803 South Main St
Woodstock, Virginia 22664
Consulate Health Care of Woodstock Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Consulate Health Care of Woodstock Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric 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.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Virginia and the federal government have a legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home in the state. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or hold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Virginia Adult Protective Services (APS) Website.
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Woodstock Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Virginia 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date August 25, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report and investigate an allegation of abuse for [one resident] in a survey sample.” Specifically, “the facility staff failed to report [the resident’s] allegation of abuse.” As a result, “this allegation was not reported to the appropriate State agencies and was not investigated.”
A review of the resident’s clinical records revealed Nurse’s Notes indicating that the resident had become agitated and insisted that their brief was dirty and needed changing. The Nurse’s Notes indicate that any attempt to change the resident’s brief was futile.
The notes indicate that the resident attempt to get out of bed on their own and sounded the alarm. The nursing staff transferred the resident with assistance to the recliner and that the resident “keeps trying to get up and slide out after ten or fifteen minutes” stating that they want to go back to bed. The resident is indicating that “everyone is so mean to her.”
The following day, the resident insisted that they were being hit and that the staff should attempt to get the resident up. The Nurse’s Notes indicate that the resident “was not hit.”
The state investigators interviewed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who stated that “she would immediately report an allegation of abuse to her supervisor.” That same day, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) stated during an interview that “she would write a report [if there was an allegation of a resident being hit] and complete a total head to toe assessment and talk with the resident and let the Director of Nursing, Administrator, family, and Physician know about the allegation.”
The Director of Nursing and Administrator stated that they were “not made aware of the above abuse allegation.” It was noted that “staff is supposed to report allegations of abuse so that the administrative staff can investigate the allegations, fill out a Facility Reported Incident and report the allegation to the State agency” as required by law.
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