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Information & Ratings on Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia
Attorneys for Neglected & Abused at Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg
Many families have limited options when providing care to a loved one who requires outside nursing assistance. Typically, the family will choose to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure they receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect are serious problems in nursing homes across the United States.
If your loved one was victimized through neglect, mistreatment, or abuse while living in a James City 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 financial compensation to recover your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for your harm rightfully accountable.
Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg
This long-term care facility is a 90-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. The "for-profit" home is located at:
1811 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg 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.
Fined $190,729 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Virginia and federal government 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, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $104,247 fine on July 26, 2018, and an $86,482 fine on February 08, 2017, for a total of $190,729. During this time, Medicare denied payment on July 26, 2018, due to a lack of quality care.
The nursing home received eleven complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Virginia Adult Protective Services (APS) Website.
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Williamsburg Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Virginia Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all citations and 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 Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date October 18, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure that one resident was free from neglect.” Specifically, the facility “staff failed to provide daily pressure ulcer care for [seven days] as ordered by the Physician. Further, the facility staff failed to report the allegation of neglect to the appropriate agencies after learning of the neglect by staff.”
A review of the resident’s medical records indicated that the resident currently had a Stage III pressure ulcer.” However, the previous MDS (Minimum Data Set) assessment documented “that the resident did not have a pressure ulcer. This was incorrect as the pressure ulcer identified on July 9, 2018, was unstageable due to 100% eschar.”
Other documentation indicates that the resident had a right ankle wound as documented with “a full description on the right ankle wound. These documents continued weekly through the survey, and the last assessment received was October 17, 2018.” However, “no documents existed in the clinical record for the ankle wound on July 9, 2018, upon identification until the first document a formal assessment on September 29, 2018.”
The resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) assessment “also did not document any pressure ulcer for this resident.” The “allegation of neglect was made on December 18, 2018, to the nursing staff by a visitor [of the resident] as the wound dressing was found on that day (December 13, 2018) with the date of December 20, 2018, written on it.” It was noted that the “dressing to the resident’s ankle wound had not been changed in seven days and was infected.”
Mistreated at Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg? We Can Help
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Consulate Healthcare of Williamsburg? Contact the Virginia nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent James City County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Williamsburg.
We provide every potential client a free initial case consultation and offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means you will not pay us anything until after we have secured a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices concerning your financial compensation case will remain confidential.