Information & Ratings on Edenbrook Lakeside Nursing Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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This long-term care facility is a 160-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The "for profit" home is located at:
2115 E Woodstock Pl
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Edenbrook Lakeside Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Edenbrook Lakeside Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respiratory therapy, bariatric care, IV (intravenous) therapy, infectious disease care, hospice, orthopedic rehab, long-term care, pulmonary care, and wound care.Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the federal government and the state of Wisconsin can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility that has been found to have violated established nursing home regulations.
Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the Wisconsin Department of Public Health website to obtain a complete list of all violations, citations, and deficiencies identified by investigators and surveyors.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Responsible Party of a Decline in the Resident’s Health – citation #F580 date March 29, 2018
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date March 29, 2018
- Failure to Provide Doctor’s Orders for a Resident’s Immediate Care at the Time the Resident Was Admitted – citation #F635 date August 21, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date August 21, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility did not ensure nursing staff notified the Physician with a significant change of condition.” One resident “experienced a change of condition on September 13, 2017, which include poor appetite and fluid intake, a drop in blood oxygen saturation levels to 78%, and a temperature elevation.”
The “facility’s failure to ensure nurses immediately notified the Physician of a significant change in condition created a situation of Immediate Jeopardy.”
The nursing home “did not maintain an infection prevention and control program to prevent the transmission of infection by ensuring appropriate handwashing during wound treatments.” The state survey team observed a Wound Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performing treatments.
It was documented that even though the LPN “removed gloves and washed hands at all appropriate times during the dressing change, [the LPN] only washed her hands for three to four seconds” in violation of the facility policy and nursing home regulations that control the spread of infection.
The nursing home “did not ensure that [one] respite resident had a Physician’s orders.” The resident “arrived at the facility and remained without admitting Physician’s orders.” There “were no orders directing her dietary needs, medication or functional abilities.”
The complaint filed with the state agency alleged that “the resident did not receive any medication during the [respite] stay.” This failure was confirmed by the Nursing Home Administrator who concluded during their own investigation that “the allegation was true.”
The facility “did not provide the necessary care and services to [one resident] with pressure injuries.” It was determined that the resident “had an unstageable pressure injury on the sacrum (bottom).” The resident “did not have a pressure relief cushion in his wheelchair in accordance with his care plan.”
The surveyors observed the resident for over three hours between 9:17 AM until 12:28 PM on August 20, 2018. During that time, “the resident did not have a cushion in his wheelchair.” Again, at 9:17 AM, the resident “was seated in his Broda chair in the third-floor lounge area. There was no pressure relief cushion in his wheelchair.”
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