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Convalarium at Indian Run Nursing Center
This center is a 90-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Dublin and Franklin County, Ohio. The "for profit" long-term care home is located at:
6430 Post Rd
Dublin, Ohio 43016
Convalarium at Indian Run Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Convalarium at Indian Run Nursing Center offers other services. These services include pain management, IV (intravenous) therapy, wound care, trade care, and medication management.
Financial Penalties and Violations
It is the legal responsibility of Ohio and federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of Medicare payments.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a fine against Convalarium at Indian Run Nursing Center for $11,014 on February 09, 2017, citing substandard care.
The nursing home also received five complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Dublin Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the Ohio Department of Public Health 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of a New Bedsore or Allow an Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date October 26, 2017
- Failure to Ensure That the Nursing Home Area Remained Free from Accident Hazards and Risks and Provide Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date October 26, 2017
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to provide appropriate treatment to aid in the healing of pressure ulcers for [three residents] reviewed with pressure ulcers.”
A review of one resident’s Care Plan Interventions revealed that “staff was to elevate heels and monitor/remind/assist the resident to turn/reposition at least every two hours or more often as needed or requested.” Interventions included float heals in bed.”
However, “the Care Plan does not include the use of any pressure relieving boots” as documented in the Physician’s orders. The investigators interviewed the Vice President of Clinical Services who confirmed that there was “no evidence that these treatments were completed as ordered.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure accident hazards interventions related to smoking were identified and implemented.” The deficient practice by the nursing staff affected one resident “reviewed for accidents. Additionally, the facility failed to have adequate justification [for providing] appropriate fitting enabler bars for [one resident] reviewed for accidents.”
In one incident, the surveyors reviewed the resident’s Smoking Evaluation revealed: “the resident was marked as independent and did not require interdisciplinary team interventions concerning non-compliance with the facility smoking policy.” Revealed “a smoking safety Care Plan dated August 17, 2017, which stated the resident was an active smoker, putting him at risk for smoking safety issues.”
Additional interventions for the resident included that the resident would be “provided supervision with smoking per the facility policy.” Other interventions included “to have the resident turn in cigarettes and lighters after completing smoking, to monitor compliance with smoking policies and procedures, and document episodes of non-compliance [and also] to notify the Physician about any episodes of noncompliance.”
A Progress Note for the resident revealed that “two lighters were retrieved from the resident’s room.” Another incident involving a Corporate Quality Assurance Employee stated that the resident “snuck outside and to smoke and lit an indoor plant on fire on August 24, 2017.”
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