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Flower Villa Nursing Center
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Many of the 1.5 million residents in nursing facilities in the U.S. are victims of mistreatment. In some cases, the nursing staff neglects these patients, or caregivers, visitors, employees, and other residents abuse, sexually assault, or mistreat the patient.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to ensure your family is adequately financially compensated for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.
Flower Villa Nursing Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for-profit" center providing care and services to residents of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, California. The 41-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
1480 S. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90035
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Flower Villa Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $23,839 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
It is the responsibility of federal and state investigators to penalize any nursing home that has violated a rule or regulation that caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident. Many of these penalties involve monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Flower Villa Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $6,500 fine on December 23, 2017, and a $17,339 fine on November 21, 2016, for a total of $23,839. During this time, Medicare denied payment on November 21, 2016, due to a lack of quality care.
This nursing facility self-reported a serious problem over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Los Angeles California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and California 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 four 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 December 14, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home "failed to report an allegation of abuse to the State Licensing and Certification Agency (California Department of Public Health) for [two residents concerning] a resident-to-resident altercation that occurred on October 20, 2018. This failure has the potential to compromise resident safety when an allegation of abuse is not reported.”
The resident stated to the surveyors that “he had a fight with [another resident] on the patio and was hit with the chair on his left leg.” The assaulted resident stated that he punched back the aggressive resident. The assaulted resident also stated that the aggressive resident “is not here anymore because she was taken by the police the same day when the incident happened.” The assaulted resident further stated that “he could not remember when the incident happened.”
The facility MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator Nurse stated that the aggressive resident had been involved in an altercation with another resident, saying that “the Licensed Vocational Nurse reported to her the resident-to-resident altercation.” One Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that the aggressive resident and another resident were “arguing when [the aggressive resident] threw a chair at [the other resident] while the residents were on the patio.” The nurse stated that she called 911 because the unstable resident “was showing behaviors of aggressiveness, trying to hit the staff and other residents.”
The other Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that “she was redirected to call a psychiatric emergency team, (PET) team, [saying that] the police came and picked up [the aggressive resident].” One of the nurses stated that the law requires “allegations of abuse [involving] physical, financial, verbal, sexual, exploitation, neglect, and isolation with injuries should be reported within a few hours to the Administrator, if serious bodily injury [is involved] and within twenty-four hours if without bodily injury.”
The facility Administrator who serves as the Abuse Coordinator stated that “he makes sure an allegation of abuse is reported to the police, ombudsman, and Health Department as soon as he is made aware of [the problem]. The Administrator further stated he did not report to the Department of Public Health the allegation of abuse involving [both residents].”
Mistreated at Flower Villa Nursing Center? We Can Help
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Flower Villa Nursing Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Los Angeles County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Los Angeles.
Our legal team never charges potential clients to discuss your case through an initial claim consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us any money unless we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf.