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Good Samaritan Society - Grand Island Village Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Good Samaritan Society - Grand Island Village
This nursing center is a "non-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services and cares to residents of Grand Island and Hall County, Nebraska. The 67-certified bed long-term care nursing home is located at:
4061 Timberline Street & 4055 Timberline Street
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
Good Samaritan Society - Grand Island Village
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Grand Island Village 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
Nebraska 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 facility received three complaints and self-reported three serious issues over the last 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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Grand Island Nebraska Nursing Home Safety Concerns
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 Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date June 11, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date July 30, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report [one resident’s] investigation report within twenty-four hours and failed to [report an injury of unknown origin] to the state authority.”
In one incident, the investigators reviewed the Facility Investigation Report dated May 25, 2018. The report detailed “the allegation of verbal abuse from [staff to resident].” However, the incident was not reported to the administrative staff until May 29, 2018.” The administration reported “the alleged incident to Adult Protective Services on May 29, 2018.”
The Director of nursing confirmed on June 6, 2018 that “the allegation of verbal abuse was not reported immediately to the administrative staff by the front-line staff, so therefore [the failure to report] because the delay in reporting the incident to the authorities.”
The facility “failed to provide sufficient staff to prevent a resident elopement for [one resident] and to establish and implement a system for monitoring and assessing residents at risk for elopement.”
A review of the Nurse Progress Note dated June 29, 2018 at 4:37 PM stated that “the resident was not able to be found in the room or common areas.” The nursing staff begin searching the grounds and the building or the resident’s “wheelchair was found in the parking lot.” The staff member stated that “there car was missing. 911 was called and information was given to them.”
Another report stated that security camera footage identify that the resident had gone out the door and taken the facility staff’s car at approximately 3:41 PM. The facility “was not aware that the resident had left the building until 4:37 PM.”
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