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Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases exactly like yours, and we can help your family, too. Let us begin working on your case now to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages.Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center
This facility is a 94-certified bed "non-profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Las Cruces and Dona Ana County, New Mexico. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
3025 Terrace Drive
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011
Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides Huntington’s disease care, post-acute rehab services, memory care, special care unit, hospice, adult day services, men’s behavioral care, respite care, traumatic brain injury (TBI) care, and senior living options.
Fined $32,224 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the federal government and state of New Mexico nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center for $32,224 on May 22, 2018, citing substandard care.
The nursing home received two complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of New Mexico Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationLas Cruces New Mexico Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the New Mexico Department of Public Health website to obtain a complete list of all violations, citations, and deficiencies identified by investigators and surveyors.
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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date July 1, 2016
- Failure to Give Every Resident Sufficient Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration – citation date #F327 date July 1, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to keep residents free from accidents when they failed to lock a medication cart [and] failed to ensure medications were given to a resident at the time they were taken from the medication cart.”
The facility also “failed to supervise a resident from becoming tangled in her window curtain” involving a resident that “could cause harm, impairment, injury, or death from becoming entrapped in a window curtain.”
The facility “failed to offer fluids periodically throughout the day to [one resident] sampled for hydration. This deficient practice could likely result in the resident experiencing dehydration with thirst, mental status changes, and decreasing kidney function.”
The state investigators interviewed a resident son who stated, “I complained to the nurses yesterday because my mother was not served anything to drink with lunch and supper.
The investigators interviewed the resident’s daughter, who stated, “I came last week, and my mom looked bad. The nurse said she was not drinking anything, but my grandson sat her up and she drank two glasses of water right away.”
A few minutes later, the state investigators observed the resident “sitting in the Geri-chair (recliner on wheels) in Activities. Her mouth was open, very dry lips are open and stretched over dry gums.”
A Registered Nurse (RN) stated during an interview that the resident “was just out of the hospital a week ago for abnormal labs (blood test). She has been deteriorating. She refused medications yesterday. She was in the hospital almost a week, and they reported she was not drinking or eating much.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Nursing Center? Contact the New Mexico nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Dona Ana County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Las Cruces.
Our legal team invites you to discuss your case with us today through an initial, free claim consultation. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us anything until after we have secured a monetary recovery for your family.