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Information & Ratings on Forrest Manor Nursing Center, Dewey, Oklahoma
For many family members, detecting abuse and neglect in a nursing facility can be challenging at best, especially if your loved one has symptoms that mask the typical effects of mistreatment. In many cases, friends and family will mistake the natural progression of the aging process or a debilitating disease when actual abuse or neglect is occurring.
If you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living in a Washington County nursing facility, contact the Oklahoma Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Our team of lawyers has handled cases just like yours, and we can help your family, too. Call us now so we can begin working on your case today to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages.Forrest Manor Nursing Center
This facility is a 116-certified bed "for profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Dewey and Washington County, Oklahoma. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
1410 North Choctaw
Dewey, Oklahoma 74029
Forrest Manor Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Forrest Manor Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes restorative therapy and physical, occupational and speech therapies.
The investigators for the federal and state nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Forrest Manor Nursing Center for $6,500 on September 24, 2018, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on September 24, 2018, due to a lack of quality care.
The nursing home also received two complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the Oklahoma Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
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 one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date August 15, 2017
According to surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure residents receive the care and services needed to prevent the development of pressure ulcers.” Although the resident was admitted to the facility on June 28, 2017, with documented evidence of redness to his coccyx/buttocks and order for treatment, “the facility could not provide weekly skin assessments” to show that the treatments were completed.
Nurse’s Notes and assessments indicated that the resident was to have a pressure reducing devices on his chair and bed and a recommendation for the nursing staff to turn the resident “off his back every two hours.” However, the facility failed to “document the wound of the resident sacrum.”
By August 10, 2017, the Wound Assessment Report documented that “the resident had a pressure ulcer to the lateral side of the resident’s left foot which measured 2.5 cm x 2.0 cm. The assessment documented the resident had a pressure ulcer to the side of the right incidents right lateral foot which measured 3.0 cm x 3.0 cm. The assessment documented the pressure ulcers were not present when the resident was admitted to the facility.”
The survey team observed the resident “lying in bed on his back with the head of the bed elevated in the resident’s feet were not elevated” on August 14, 2017. About one hour later, the resident was observed “lying on his back with the head of the bed elevated, and a pillow was folded under the resident’s feet.”
At that time, the Director of Nursing, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “were observed preparing to provide wound care.” The LPN with the assistance of the Director of Nursing and CNA “provided wound care to the resident’s feet, sacrum and coccyx.”
A few hours later, the surveyors observed the resident “in his bed lying on his back and smelled of feces. The resident stated he could not get anyone’s attention. The resident stated the staff did not turn him and he could not turn himself. He stated his bottom hurt a little.”
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Forrest Manor Nursing Center? Contact the Oklahoma nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Washington County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Dewey.
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