legal resources necessary to hold negligent facilities accountable.
Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
Mistreatment of the elderly living in nursing homes often involves physical and mental harm, emotional distress, sexual assault, and neglect. Sometimes, the signs of mistreatment are difficult to identify when families and friends confuse declining mental or physical status with abuse or neglect.
If your loved one was harmed while residing in a Johnson County nursing facility, contact the Kansas Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers work on behalf of your family to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages. We can begin working on your case today.
Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Overland Park and Johnson County, Kansas. The 120-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
12100 W 109th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term rehab, respite care, hospice, wound management, palliative care, memory/dementia/Alzheimer’s care, and assisted-living and retirement living options.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both Kansas and the federal government can impose a monetary fine or deny payments through Medicare when a nursing facility violated established regulations and rules. The higher the monetary fine, the more serious the violation is that likely harmed or could have harmed one or more residents at the nursing home.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed four monetary penalties against Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $64,861 fine on February 01, 2018, a $62,920 fine on February 06, 2017, a $62,262 fine on August 02, 2016, and a $8,483 fine on May 19, 2016, for a total of $198,526.
Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Kansas Long-Term Care State Survey Reports.
Overland Park Kansas Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Kansas and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information 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 Provide Basic Life Support Including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) before the Arrival of Emergency Medical Personnel – citation #F678 date August 8, 2018
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date December 8, 2016
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce a Program That Investigates, Controls and Keeps Infection from Spreading – citation #F441 date December 8, 2018
The nursing home “failed to ensure [one resident’s] right and self-determination regarding his/her desire to have cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was honored.” The staff did not initiate CPR according to the resident’s wishes, and the resident expired.”
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure safe and appropriate side rails for one resident reviewed for accidents. The facility further failed to ensure the residents’ environment remained free of accident hazards by properly storing hazardous chemicals.”
The event involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident whose Care Plan documented the requirement of assistance with activities of daily living leading to stiff joints and a slower pace. The resident’s Care Plan “lacked documentation of bed rails.”
The investigators observed the resident’s mattress. A Direct Care Staff Member stated that the resident “had a bed rail that was used for repositioning.” A licensed staff member also verified the bed rail was used for repositioning.
An administrative nursing staff member verified that “there was an order” that “was overlooked, which call for rails on both sides of the resident’s mattress.” Also, “the facility failed to provide safe distances between the mattress and the bed rail.”
The nursing home “failed to provide a sanitary environment to prevent transmission of infection in one of two halls during one of four days of the survey.” State surveyors observed housekeeping staff members failing to follow protocols by using disinfecting cleaners on the toilet and other surfaces including handrails.
Mistreated at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center? We Can Help
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park Nursing Center? Contact the Kansas nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Johnson County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Overland Park.
We do not charge for case evaluations and consultations. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we will postpone all of your payments for legal services until after we have secured financial recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.