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Information & Ratings on Cordell Christian Home, Cordell, Oklahoma
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Cordell Christian Home
This facility is a "non-profit" 110-certified bed long term care center providing cares and services to residents of Cordell and Washita County, Oklahoma. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:
1400 North College
Cordell, Oklahoma 73632
Cordell Christian Home
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Cordell Christian Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes long-term care, respite care, transportation services, memory care, and restorative care involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
State investigators working on behalf of the federal government, Medicare, and Medicaid have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services to any nursing facility that has violated rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Cordell Christian Home for $17,043 on September 19, 2017, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received two complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Cordell Oklahoma Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Oklahoma 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 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 Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #580 date November 1, 2018
- Failure to Develop and Implement a Care Plan That Meets All the Resident’s Needs – citation #F656 date November 1, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to notify the Physician of a change in condition [involving a resident] whose records were reviewed for change in condition. The change in condition was [regarding] weight loss, fingerstick blood sugar (FSBS) results and insulin administration.”
The incident involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who requires “total assistance with eating. The assessment documented the resident had experienced a 5% weight loss in one month or a 10% weight loss in six months.” The resident’s Care Plan dated August 18, 2018, revealed that the “Physician was to be notified if there were any significant appetite changes.”
The resident’s weight records documented that the resident had weighed 173 pounds in April 2018, 157 pounds in September 2018 and weighed 147 pounds in October 2018, which was “a 6% weight loss and one month and a 15% weight loss in six months. The state surveyor’s interview the Dietary Manager who verified that the resident “had experienced weight loss.”
When asked, the Dietary Manager stated that the Charge Nurse “would notify the Physician after she [the Dietary Manager] provided them the information.” A review of the resident’s medical records indicated that “there was no documentation the physician had been notified of the weight loss.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure care plans were fully developed” regarding “pain and the sign/symptoms of anxiety.” The survey team reviewed the resident’s Admission Physician’s Orders that shows one of the residents was to receive medication as needed for pain two times a day and every six hours.
However, the October 18, 2018, Care Plan “did not address pain.” The resident was observed in the dining room on October 29, 2018, and “complained of pain in her right shoulder during lunch and again at 2:00 PM. During lunch, the resident had difficulty raising her right shoulder and required assistance with eating.”
The survey team asked a Registered Nurse (RN) two days later to “review the Physician’s orders.” The resident’s Care Plan “did not include anxiety with signs and symptoms exhibited for pain which the medication was administered.” The RN “was shown the Care Plan and asked if the anxiety with signs and symptoms exhibited was included.” The RN reviewed the Care Plan and stated, “No.”
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