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Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center
Mistreatment occurring in nursing homes across the U.S. is in all too common occurrence. According to statistics maintained by Medicare, there are thousands of senior citizens, the disabled, and rehabilitating subjected to abuse and neglect at nursing homes nationwide. Many of these individuals suffered mistreatment at the hands of their caregivers, employees, visitors, and other patients.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Kanawha County nursing facility, contact the West Virginia Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers can work on your family's behalf to ensure you are adequately compensated for your damages.Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center
This nursing facility is a "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Glasgow and Kanawha County, West Virginia. The 112-certified bed long-term care center is located at:
120 Melrose Drive
Glasgow, West Virginia 25086
Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $17,012 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of West Virginia and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, the higher the penalty, the more egregious the problem.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center for $17,012 on February 14, 2017, citing substandard care. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationGlasgow West Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of West Virginia and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
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 one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents- citation #F323 date February 14, 2017
- Failure to Develop Programs That Investigate, Control and Keep Infections from Spreading- citation #F441 date February 14, 2017
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing- citation #F686 date March 1, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure the resident environment, over which it had control, was free of accident hazards as possible and failed to provide supervision for [a resident]. The facility failed to implement preventive measures for unknown accident hazards for all the residents residing in the Alzheimer Care Unit (ACU)."
The failure involved "possible electric shock from a missing outlet, which [was discovered] in the bathroom located between Room #310 and Room #312."
The "facility failed to implement practices and processes designed to prevent infection or cross-contamination for [one resident] reviewed for urinary catheter use." The nursing home also failed to ensure that the resident's gastronomy tube (G-Tube) "was not compromised or contaminated by staff not using proper hand hygiene. This practice had the potential to affect all residents receiving tube feedings via [a] G-Tube (gastronomy tube)."
The nursing home "failed to ensure [one resident] reviewed for Care Area of Pressure Ulcers received necessary treatment and services to promote the healing of a pressure ulcer. This failed practice had the potential to affect an isolated number of residents."
A review of the resident's Weekly Pressure Ulcer documentation revealed "a new left heel pressure ulcer" acquired at the facility, measuring 2.0 cm x 2.0 cm. The nursing staff failed to document the depth of the wound."
Two months later, in February 2018, the length of the wound now measured 3.0 cm x 4.0 cm x 0.0 cm. The nursing staff failed to document the assessment of the resident's wound in the Treatment Administration Record.
The facility Director of Nursing confirmed that "no further weekly pressure ulcer assessments were completed on the left heel."
Do you suspect that your loved one suffered an injury or died prematurely while living at Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the West Virginia nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Kanawha County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Glasgow.
Our law firm provides every potential client an initial free case consultation. Also, we offer a 100% "No Win/No-Fee" Guarantee, meaning you do not owe us any money until we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.