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Good Samaritan Society - Hastings Village Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has worked on cases exactly like yours and can help your family, too. Call us now so we can begin working on your Adams County nursing home neglect case today. Time is of the essence; all necessary paperwork must be filed in the proper Nebraska county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.Good Samaritan Society - Hastings Village Nursing Center
This long-term care facility is a 175-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Hastings and Adams County, Nebraska. The "non-profit" home is located at:
926 East E Street
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
Good Samaritan Society - Hastings Village Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Hastings 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
State surveyors and federal investigators can penalize nursing homes by denying payment for Medicare services or imposing monetary fines if the facility has been cited for a serious violation of a regulation or rule that harmed or could have harmed residents.
This nursing facility received two complaints and self-reported two 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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To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Nebraska 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 two out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date September 12, 2017
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from a Wrongful Use of the Resident’s Belongings or Money – citation #F602 date April 24, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report a fall with a significant injury to the required State Agency within the required time frames.”
The investigators reviewed the Facility Investigation Report dated May 11, 2017. The document revealed that a resident “had a fall that occurred on April for 2017 at 10:30 PM.” The resident “was sent to the emergency room for a laceration above the left eyebrow that requires five sutures and a superficial hematoma diagnosed.” The injury to the resident “was not reported to the Adult Protective Services until May 9, 2017, a total of thirty-six days past the required report to APS within two hours.”
Additionally, “the facility investigation was not reported to the Department of Health and Human Services until May 11, 2017, total of thirty-three days past the required report within five working days.” The facility’s director of nursing confirmed that the investigation into the resident’s significant injury was reported late to both APS and DHHS.”
The facility “failed to protect resident belongings for potential to the last words from potential misappropriation by failing to account for personal care equipment (hearing aids and dentures) and clothing.” This deficient practice affected for residents.”
A review of one residence Care Plan revealed that the resident “requires assistance with oral care and [the resident] had upper or lower dentures.” An observation of the resident revealed that they were “not wearing a lower denture.” The resident’s family member stated that they had reported the resident’s lower denture missing five months earlier on December 10, 2017 and “it had not been located or replaced.”
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect, or abuse while living at Good Samaritan Society - Hastings Village Nursing Center? Contact the Nebraska nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Adams County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Hastings.
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