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Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home
Attorneys for Mistreated & Injured at Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home
Many families have limited options on how to handle their loved one’s care who requires nursing assistants in a facility outside their home. Many of these family members choose to relocate their loved one into a Kern County nursing facility only to realize they been victimized through neglect or mistreatment by caregivers, employees, or other residents.
If your loved one was injured or died prematurely while living in a nursing home, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases just like yours, and we can help your family, too. Contact us today so we can begin working on your case to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages.
Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home
This center is a 99-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Shafter and Kern County, California. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
140 East Tulare Avenue Shafter, California 93263 (661) 746-3912 NO WEBSITE
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the State of California and the federal government can impose a monetary fine or deny payments through Medicare when a nursing facility has been found to violate established regulations and rules. The greater the monetary fine, the more serious the violation is that likely harmed or could have harmed one or more residents at the nursing home.
Medicare has cited this facility for abuse. Medicare says that “every nursing home resident deserves to retain their basic human dignity and be treated with respect at all times. Abuse and neglect are never acceptable.” Nursing homes “cited for abuse are required to take steps to protect their residents.”
This nursing facility received six complaints and self-reported twelve serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Shafter California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of California and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues, and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Respond Appropriately to All Alleged Violations – citation #F610 date October 3, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home "failed to report and investigate an allegation of abuse for [one resident] per the facility policy. This [failure] has the potential for resident abuse to continue.”
The state investigators interviewed a family member of a resident who stated that the resident had accused someone of “slapping her in the facility and nothing was done.” The investigators observed the resident in her room, who was noted “to have her left hand and arm swollen, compared to her right hand and arm.”
The family member stated that “a few weeks ago, [the resident] had stated someone in the facility had slapped her left hand.” The family member stated she “reported this to the Social Service Designee (SSD).” The SSD confirmed that the family member “reported an allegation of abuse on August 20, 2018. The SSD stated nothing was done because she determined [that resident] was making false allegations.”
The Social Service Designee stated, “a Care Plan for Falls allegations was initiated on August 20, 2018, (the date the allegations were made). The SSD stated an investigation was not indicated.”
The investigators reviewed the resident’s clinical records and Progress Notes that indicated “there have been two incidents today that [the resident] made false accusations. The resident stated she got her hands slapped. The resident was with her daughter all morning at the doctor’s appointment and also road with her in the transport van.”
The client's clinical record stated that the daughter was asking the resident “who slapped you and you need to tell me, and we are going to shut this place down and take their license.” The Progress Notes from the following day just after noon revealed that family member stated that the resident has “85% of her memory back and she believes her when her mother asked about the abuse allegation.”
Mistreated at Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home? We Can Help
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Golden Livingcenter - Shafter Nursing Home? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Kern County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Shafter.
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