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Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe Nursing Center
Nursing home negligence takes on many forms, where the nursing staff can misbehave, or other patients assault the resident because of a lack of supervision. Many nursing homes throughout Nebraska are understaffed, or the administration hires inadequately trained Nurses and Nurse’s Aides. Other nursing facilities did not follow acceptable practices for providing the utmost care.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Furnas County nursing facility, contact the Nebraska Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe
This long-term care facility is a 30-certified bed "non-profit" home providing services and cares to residents of Arapahoe and Furnas County, Nebraska. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
601 Main Street
Arapahoe, Nebraska 68922
Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
State investigators working on behalf of the federal government, Medicare, and Medicaid have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services to any nursing facility that has violated rules and regulations.
This nursing facility received three complaints and self-reported four serious issues over the three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Website.
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The federal government and Nebraska 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies That Prevent Mistreatment, Neglect or Abuse of Residents – citation #F226 date April 11, 2017
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date October 2, 2017
The facility “failed to suspend an employee after an allegation of staff to resident verbal abuse was reported to ensure that residents were protected from further abuse during the investigation.”
The surveyors observed the resident “seated in a chair in a room.” While a Medication Aide stood over the resident the Aide said “in a loud voice, you are just a separateness my spouse, you have to where this oxygen or you will be ten times worse than you are now, you can ‘God damn’ me until Sunday and you are going to wear this oxygen.”
The Director of nursing stated that the Medication Aide “had been counseled in the past for being loud with residents.” An observation was made that day where the Medication Aide “continued working with the residents.” The facility administrator confirmed that the Medication Aide “was not suspended per facility policy and procedure during the investigation to protect residents from potential further verbal abuse.”
The surveyors reviewed the facility’s policy and procedure title: Abuse and Neglect revised November 2016 that reads in part: if this is an investigation of employee-to-resident abuse, the employee will be removed from providing direct care to all residents.”
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report an allegation of misappropriation of resident property for [one resident].” The survey team reviewed the facility’s document title Suggestion are Concerned dated February 27, 2017.
The document revealed that the resident “had a $20 bill missing from the resident’s wallet.” The resident stated during an interview that they had “a $20 bill taken from the resident’s wallet” on that date. The further “the facility staff look for the missing money, but it was never found.” The resident stated that “the facility provided a lockbox to put the resident’s wallet and money into after the incident.”
The survey team interviewed the Social Services Director who confirmed that the resident “had reported the $20 bill was taken from the resident’s wallet in the resident’s room [and confirmed that] the allegation was not reported to the State Agency” as required by law.
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