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Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center
Are you concerned that your loved one living in a nursing facility might be the victim of mistreatment? Were they injured in a preventable fall or develop avoidable bedsores because the nursing home neglected to provide adequate supervision or nursing care? Did the facility’s caregivers, visitors, or other patients physically, sexually, verbally, or mentally abuse your loved one?
The Texas nursing home network of attorneys at (800) 926-7565 fight aggressively to maintain the rights of Dallas County nursing home patients. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers uses the law to obtain financial compensation for victims who want to seek justice for their injuries. Contact us now so we can begin working on your case today.Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care home is a "for-profit" 264-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Dallas and Dallas County, Texas. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
2525 Centerville Rd
Dallas, Texas 75228
Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, respiratory care, bariatric IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
Texas and federal government agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines or denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation is severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
This nursing home received five complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Website.
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The federal government and Texas 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 two out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, one 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 April 13, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to implement policies and procedures that prohibit neglect for [one resident] reviewed for neglect.” A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) neglected to stay with the resident “when she knew the resident wanted her to stay during toileting and needed help with toileting and ambulation.”
After the CNA left the resident alone in the bathroom, the resident “got up from the toilet, ambulated by herself and fell, resulting in fractures in her back. These failures could affect the eighteen resident who require staff supervision on the secured Memory Care Unit (MCU) by placing them at risk to experience serious adverse consequences and a decreased quality of life.”
The investigation involved a resident with impaired vision, “long and short-term memory problems, severely impaired decision-making skills, and [no behavioral issues]. She did not have any rejection of care issues [but] required extensive physical assist of one staff for bed mobility, transfers, toilet use, dressing, and personal hygiene.”
The documentation shows that the resident “was not steady, but able to stabilize with staff assistance when moving from a seated to a standing position, walking with assistive devices, turning around, moving off the toilet, and surface-to-surface transfers.”
The resident’s documentation indicates that the resident had “a fall since a prior MDS assessment that resulted in no injury.” The resident’s Care Plan revealed that the resident had fallen on April 7, 2016, June 24, 2016, and December 2016.” During the last fall, there “were no injuries [but the fall was] unwitnessed.” A fall that occurred later on April 7, 2017, “was also unwitnessed and resulted in [a fracture in the back].”
The incident report from that day reflected that the resident “was found in the floor at 1:30 PM while attempting to transfer back to bed without CNA assistance. Her mobility was assessed as ambulatory without assistance. Her pre-disposition psychological factors were confusion, gait and balance, impaired memory, recent illness, and a recent change in medications.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Golden Acres Living and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Texas nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Dallas County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Dallas.
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