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Information & Ratings on Envoy of Lawrenceville Nursing Center, Lawrenceville, Virginia
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Families deciding to place a loved one into a nursing home are often overwhelmed at the thought that they will not receive the best care. Unfortunately, mistreatment occurs at many facilities nationwide, including in Virginia.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Brunswick County nursing facility, contact the Virginia 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 financial compensation to recover your damages. All the necessary paperwork must be filed in the proper county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.
Envoy of Lawrenceville Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Lawrenceville and Brunswick County, Virginia. The 77-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
1722 Lawrenceville Plank Road
Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
Envoy of Lawrenceville Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Envoy of Lawrenceville Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $100,812 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Virginia and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Envoy of Lawrenceville Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $13,627 fine on September 20, 2018, and a $87,185 fine on April 05, 2018, for a total of $100,812.
The nursing home received eight complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Virginia Adult Protective Services (APS) Website.
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Lawrenceville Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Virginia Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date April for 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed for [one resident] to be free from neglect, requiring hospitalization for [a medical condition].” This deficient practice resulted in a “failure to assess and treat an acquired sacral wound, dehydration, amputation of the first and second toes on the right foot due to gangrene and bilateral ‘unable to stage’ pressure wounds on the heels resulting in harm.”
Documentation shows that the resident has a sacral wound and heel pressure wounds at the facility. These wounds “were not treated and the resident suffered dehydration from a lack of appropriate interventions, such as IV (intravenous fluids) or placement of the tube feeding resulting in harm.” Additionally, a second resident “acquired a Stage II sacral wound and did not receive treatment.”
The second resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment revealed the resident “requires extensive care with all activities of daily living such as bed mobility and toileting of one staff member.” A review of the resident’s Nurse’s Notes indicated that the resident suffered a 14.3% weight loss over the six-month period. The resident was to receive medication to increase calorie intake every day, and the facility was expected to monitor the resident’s weight per protocols.
However, in October 2017, the resident weighed 160 pounds. By February 7, 2018, the resident weighed 138 pounds. A review of the resident’s Care Plan dated December 6, 2017, revealed that “the Care Plan “did not address the resident’s potential for skin breakdown.”
Additionally, “there were no interventions for the prevention of pressure wounds. By March 2018, (after the development of the acquired pressure wound), the Care Plan had been updated to include interventions for prevention but was not updated to include the sacral wound or the wounds to the toes.”
The MDS Coordinator and Registered Nurse (RN) stated that there was no prevention in the Care Plan but only a Care Plan for pain. The RN “stated that the resident should be Care Planned for pressure ulcer prevention.”
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