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Information & Ratings on Eaglewood Care Center, Springfield, Ohio
Attorneys for Neglected & Injured at Eaglewood Care Center
For decades, families have dealt with the significant crisis occurring in the nursing home industry that is victimized residents due to short staffing, untrained professionals, or caregiver neglect. Many of these residents are the victims of malnutrition, dehydration, abandonment, improper medication administration for the illegal use of restraints.
If caregivers, visitors or other patients victimized your loved one while residing in a Clark County nursing facility, the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys can help. Our team of lawyers has handled cases exactly like yours and can help your family, too. Let us begin working on your case today to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages.
Eaglewood Care Center
This long-term care facility is a 103-certified bed "for profit" home providing services and cares to residents of Springfield and Clark County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
2000 Villa Road
Springfield, Ohio 45503
Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government, through nursing home regulatory agencies, can impose fines or deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility with severe violations of rules and regulations. Typically, hefty fines are levied against the nursing home when the most egregious violations have occurred that harmed or could harm a resident.
This nursing facility also received twenty-two complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Springfield Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the Ohio Department of Public Health website.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Responsible Party of a Decline in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F580 date May 1, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date May 1, 2018
According to investigators, “the facility failed to ensure the Physician was notified for a change in condition with the resident.” The surveyors reviewed the resident’s medical record and MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment that revealed the resident suffered from numerous major medical conditions, had a “small single mass in the lungs and shortness of breath.
The resident’s Nurses Note indicated that in the morning, the resident had a blood sugar level of fifty-two and was given juice and pudding. Two hours later, the resident’s blood sugar level had risen to ninty-eight although the resident “was lethargic.” The resident refused to eat, and the State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) had gotten the resident up for approximately 1.5 hours.”
The note indicated that the nursing staff “called the resident son to give him a report and the [resident’s] son was concerned about fluid built up in the lungs.” The nursing note indicated that the staff members “would continue to monitor” the resident’s condition. The surveyors say that while there was documentation that the nursing staff had communicated with the resident son, there was no of documentation that the Physician had been notified of the resident complaining of shortness of breath.
The nursing home “failed to ensure fall interventions were in place for [two residents].” The surveyors reviewed the resident’s Fall Care Plan that revealed the nursing staff was to “ensure a fall mat was on the floor” when the resident was in bed and in front of the resident’s recliner or wheelchair with the resident was sitting up.”
However, the surveyors observed a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) taking the resident “back to her room and placing her in the recliner.” At that time, the surveyors did not observe the fall mat in place in front of the recliner but was instead seen laying up next to the resident’s bed. The Nursing Assistant verified that the fall mat was to be in place in front of the recliner. This investigation discovered an incidental deficiency that violated Complaint Number OH 427.
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