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Information & Ratings on Corn Heritage Village and Rehabilitation Center, Corn, Oklahoma
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This long-term care facility is a 104-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Corn and Washita County, Oklahoma. The "church-related non-profit " home is located at:
106 West Adams
Corn, Oklahoma 73024
Corn Heritage Village and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Corn Heritage Village and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes Independent living options, long-term care, restorative care involving physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Oklahoma and federal agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines are 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, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Corn Heritage Village and Rehabilitation Center for $6,021 on January 10, 2017, citing substandard care. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the Oklahoma Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date January 10, 2017
- Failure to Ensure That Every Resident’s Drug Regimen Is Free from Unnecessary Medications – citation date January 10, 2017
According to investigators, “an Immediate Jeopardy situation was determined to exist regarding the facility’s failure to maintain safe hot water temperatures in one hall bathroom accessible to residents. The hot water temperature exceeded 160°F.”
The investigators asked the Maintenance Supervisor how often “he checked the water temperatures. He stated every week in the resident rooms. He was asked if he could check the temperature in the hall bathroom across in the laundry room.”
The Maintenance Supervisor stated that “he did not even need to check this temperature [saying] he already knew because it was connected to the laundry.” The surveyors asked, “what the temperature should be for the bathroom.” The Maintenance Supervisor replied that “it should be the same as the laundry, 100° and ridiculous.” The surveyors asked the Maintenance Supervisor to check the temperature anyway.
The Maintenance Supervisor stated that the bathroom water is connected to the laundry “which has to be 160°F” but should be “115°.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure residents were free from unnecessary medications.” The facility’s “Resident Census and Condition of Residents’ Report documented that twenty-three residents received antipsychotic medication.”
The surveyors reviewed one resident’s Quarterly Assessment dated October 19, 2017, that indicates that the severely, cognitively impaired resident had no documented behaviors or a medical condition for taking antipsychotic drugs but “she received an antipsychotic medication on seven of the last seven days of the look-back period.”
The resident’s November 2, 2016 Care Plan documents that the resident was being assisted by a Hospice Aide “with her bed and the resident became resistive to care on March 30, 2016. The Care Plan documented on April 12, 2016 [that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)] stated during personal care, the resident began grabbing and pinching the staff member and slapped one CNA on the face.”
The document shows that the resident received antipsychotic medication “for a delusional disorder was monitored for side effects and behaviors.” However, the resident’s Care Plan Quarterly Review dated July 26, 2016, and October 28, 2016 “document that the resident had no reported behaviors and the last three months, and her goal was met.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at Corn Heritage Village and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Oklahoma nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Washita County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Corn.
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