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El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement Center
Some statistics show that more than one million Americans currently live in nursing homes. Many of these patients are our mothers, fathers, grandparents, siblings, children, and friends. Families often relocate their loved one into a nursing home, believing that they will receive the best care and improve the quality of life in a safe environment.
Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs in many nursing homes, including those in Clark County. If your loved one was injured or died prematurely while residing in a nursing home, contact the Nevada Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement Center
This long-term care facility is a 144-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada. The "for-profit" home is located at:
5538 W Duncan Dr
Las Vegas, Nevada 89130
El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care. The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, meal prep, light housekeeping, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of Nevada and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services.
The nursing home received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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The state of Nevada 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues, and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date November 16, 2018
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date December 16, 2016
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to report injuries of an unknown origin to the appropriate State Agency for [two residents].” In one case, a resident’s Nursing Progress Note indicated that the patient “was found limping and walking slowly, with difficulty moving legs and unsure of injury.”
The Director of Nursing indicated that “she was not aware of the resident’s injury.” The Director explained that “the facility’s process was to report the injury of unknown origin to the State Agency, start an investigation within 24-hours and complete the investigation within five days.”
The Resident Care Coordinator indicated that “the resident was observed limping,” three days earlier. The Coordinator reported that “she was notified of the resident’s injury and an x-ray was ordered [STAT] (immediately)” the following day.
The resident stated that the previous shift on the day before, the resident was injured when being put to bed. A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) indicated that “if a resident made claims that the staff had caused a skin tear, it would be reported to the Charge Nurse.”
The Director of Nursing “acknowledged not being aware of the incident on the day it happened when the resident indicated a staff member had caused the skin tear. The Director confirmed that there was no incident report completed for the incident.”
The “facility failed to report an allegation of misappropriation to the appropriate State Agency for [one resident].”
The investigators reviewed the resident’s medical records. The documentation revealed a Nursing Progress Note that indicated, “the resident reported cash was missing from [his/her] wallet.”
The Abuse Prevention Coordinator stated during an interview that “the missing money was investigated and was not substantiated, but the facility did replace the money. The Coordinator acknowledged the allegation of misappropriation was not reported to the State Agency,” as required by law.
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement Center? Contact the Nevada nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Clark County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Las Vegas.
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