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Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "non-profit" home providing services to residents of Red Oak and Montgomery County, Iowa. The 88-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
201 Alix Avenue
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak 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.
Fined $83,942 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Iowa and federal agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines are denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation his severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed five monetary penalties against Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $21,856 fine on January 31, 2019, a $13,325 fine on January 30, 2018, a $8,775 fine on October 12, 2017, a $11,544 fine on April 25, 2017, and a $28,442 fine on August 03, 2016, for a total of $83,942.
This nursing facility received six complaints and self-reported five serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Iowa Dependent Adult Protective Services Website.
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Red Oak Iowa Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Iowa and Medicare.com routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all 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, 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 August 3, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to immediately report an allegation of resident to resident abuse for [one resident.” Investigation involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who “walked in transfers independently.”
The Incident Report dated at 4:00 PM on July 8, 2016 document at the resident “had been struck on the arm by [another resident while sitting at that resident apposite as] table in attempting to converse with him/her.” Both residents were “separated and assess and the staff noted no apparent injuries. No further events occurred the remainder of the shift.”
Additional information indicates that the assaulting resident (who is gregarious had been irritated because [the injured resident’s] speech had been garbled.” A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) stated that she had “witnessed the altercation between [the resident’s].”
The CNA stated that one resident “walked in the dining room stood next to [the other resident, who then struck the first resident] with a closed fist and making contact on the resident’s arm.” The assaulting resident “had not been injured and staff had been directed to keep both residents apart from each other.”
The CNA reported that “there had not been any previous incidents between either resident and believed this to be an isolated incident.” The Director of nursing stated that “she had not been aware of the incident until the following Monday on July 11, 2016. When she became aware of the incident, she completed an online report to the Department of Inspections and Appeals.”
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