Information & Ratings on Garden Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dayton, Ohio
Many of the 1.5 million Americans currently living in nursing facilities are the victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers, visitors or other patients. Some of these injured residents are hurt by preventable falls, develop avoidable bedsores or become the victims of physical, mental, emotional or sexual assault.
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This long-term care center is a "for profit" 109-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
4911 Covenant House DriveFinancial Penalties and Violations
Dayton, Ohio 45426
The investigators for the federal government and state of Ohio 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.
The nursing home also received twelve complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Dayton Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Ohio Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
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 four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Treatment and Care According to Orders, Resident’s Preferences and Goals – citation #F684 date May 24, 2018
- Failure to Ensure That Every Resident’s Drug Regimen Is Free from Unnecessary Medications – citation date November 16, 2017
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable – citation #F465 date November 16, 2017
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to ensure resident receive timely and appropriate care after the resident fell, hit his head, and complained of pain.” The facility further failed to follow Physician’s orders.
The investigators reviewed the resident’s Nursing Note revealed the resident “was found on the floor, on his left side.” The resident “revealed he was going to the bathroom and fell [and was] assessed and started on neuro checks (checks for a level of consciousness).”
The notation shows that the resident “was reminded to use the call light. The nurse practitioner was notified, an attempt to call the resident son was made. However, a message was unable to be left.” Approximately four hours later, the neuro checks were still in progress, “and the resident had no complaints of pain.”
Approximately three hours later, the resident “was found unresponsive by in Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at 5:45 AM, during morning medication administration. The Physician was notified, and an order was received to send the resident to the hospital.”
A review of the Social Service Note the following day during the afternoon; it was revealed that the facility was notified of the resident “was transferred to an inpatient hospice center from the hospital.” A State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) had reported that she had found the resident “on the floor, on his left side [stating] she asked him if he was hurt and he pointed to the left side of his head and rubbed his hip.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure the adequate monitoring of medication when they did not obtain the laboratory ordered by the Physician [for one resident] reviewed for unnecessary medications.”
The survey team reviewed the resident’s Medication Administration Record (MAR) Assessment and Physician’s orders. Upon review of the resident’s laboratory results, it was revealed that the resident had low potassium levels. However, there was no evidence that “the lap was completed as ordered.” The Director of Nursing confirmed, “that there was no evidence the potassium lab was ever completed for [the resident].”
The facility “failed to maintain a safe, functional and comfortable environment for residents.” The surveyors conducted a tour of the facility that revealed: “a bath or vanity had a missing sliding mirror and multiple exposed areas of rust.” Additionally, there was a resident’s door that was broken and “unable to be shut tightly.” The resident “also had blinds in his room that were broken and sagging. The resident dresser was observed broken and missing the front panel to open the drawer.
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