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Future Care Chesapeake Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
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 an Anne Arundel County nursing facility, contact the Maryland Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers handle your case to ensure your family is adequately financially compensated for your damages. We can begin working on your case today.Future Care Chesapeake
This long-term care home is a "for profit" 154-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Arnold and Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
305 College Parkway
Arnold, Maryland 21012
Future Care Chesapeake
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Future Care Chesapeake offers other services. Additional focused care includes short stay rehab and orthopedic care.
The federal government, through nursing home regulatory agencies, can impose fines or deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility with severe violations of rules and regulations. Typically, hefty fines are levied against the nursing home when the most egregious violations have occurred that harmed or could harm a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Future Care Chesapeake for $123,546 on January 25, 2017, citing substandard care.
This nursing facility also received five complaints and self-reported thirteen serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Maryland Nursing Home Information Website.
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Maryland long-term care home from various online publically available sources, including the Department of Public Health website 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date July 19, 2017
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 dated January 25, 2017
The nursing home “failed to ensure that all volunteers that have contact with residents, have training in those procedures that prohibit abuse.” This failure “was evident after reviewing one volunteer file after the observation of said volunteer interacting with family residents.”
Surveyors observed a facility volunteer and noted “an individual was transporting residents from the dining room to their perspective bedrooms. The volunteer was noted to transport [a resident] from the dining room to his/her bedroom.”
During the transport, “the volunteer was noted as moving the wheelchair quickly down the hall, wearing flip-flops.” The surveyor inquired about the incident “after learning that he was not a family member as to who the individual was an what is training was.”
The Administrator indicated the individual was another resident’s son.” The survey team interviewed the Administrator, Director of Nursing, and Corporate Nurse who revealed that “the volunteer had not had any training and although was given a training packet, had turned it in.” The surveyors reviewed the training checklist provided by the Administrator that says that the volunteer will become orientated on “proper wheelchair usage, appropriate volunteer apparel, and the Patient's Bill of Rights.
The Administrator stated after meeting with the volunteer that “he had been volunteering for approximately a month at the facility. The stated that it ‘must have been missed,’ the fact that this packet was not turned in.
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to report an alleged violation to the State Survey and Certification Agency within the required time frame.” The surveyors reviewed the facility documentation dated November 30, 2016, titled Facility Incident Investigation Form indicating that a resident reported that they had “located a previous reported missing wallet but that seventy dollars in cash [in the wallet] was missing.”
The investigation form completed by the Administrator documented that the resident had reported a missing wallet and missing cash in the amount of seventy dollars.”
Do you suspect that your loved one suffered injury or died prematurely while living at Future Care Chesapeake? Contact the Maryland nursing home abuse lawyers at the Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Anne Arundel County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Arnold.
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