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Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village Nursing Center
Lawyers for Mistreated & Abused at Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village
Are you concerned that your loved one living in a nursing facility might be the victim of mistreatment? Were they injured in a preventable fall or develop avoidable bedsores because the nursing home neglected to provide adequate supervision or nursing care? Did the facility’s caregivers, visitors, or other patients physically, sexually, verbally or mentally abuse your loved one?
The South Dakota Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys fight aggressively to maintain the rights of Minnehaha County nursing home patients. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers uses the law to obtain financial compensation for victims who want to seek justice for their injuries. Contact us now so we can begin working on your case today.
Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village
This nursing facility is a "non-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County, South Dakota. The 177-certified bed long-term care center is located at:
3901 S Marion Rd
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57106
Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls 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.
Fined $67,896 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators from the federal government and South Dakota penalize caregiving facilities identified with severe violations of nursing home rules and regulations by withholding payment for Medicare services or imposing monetary fines.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $38,587 fine on February 14, 2018, and a $29,309 fine on October 19, 2016, for a total of $67,896.
The nursing home received five complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of South Dakota Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Sioux Falls South Dakota Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of South Dakota 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 one 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 Appropriately Respond to All Alleged Violations – citation #F610 date February 14, 2018
- Failure to Ensure Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Met Professional Standards of Quality – citation #F658 date May 31, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to thoroughly investigate incidents with serious injury including a leg fracture, head injury, and a leg wound for [3 residents].”
One incident involved a review of a resident’s Significant Change MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment that showed that the resident “had rejected care one to three days during the assessment period.” The resident “requires extensive assistance from 2+ staff members [and] she was not steady when moving from the ceded to a standing position.”
The documentation shows that the resident “had two or more falls with one minor injury and one major injury.” One incident was documented on October 24, 2017 when the resident “was found on the floor in the bedroom, with no injuries noted, nurse Rose (neurological checks) started, and will continue to monitor.”
The document shows of the resident said that “she was attempting to get downstairs and fell on the floor.” The resident “began crawling to the door and yelling for help.” The staff used a Hoyer lift “to get the resident up to the wheelchair” and called “the administrator and family,” started neurological checks, and skin assessments.
The nursing home “failed to ensure wheelchair leg rests were not tied together for [one resident] who required or likes to be elevated and supported due to an ankle fracture.”
A review of an incident documented on March 31, 2018 indicated that an event “had occurred with a sit to stand lift and her left ankle was fractured. She had been referred to an orthopedic clinic and a cast was put on.”
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Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village Nursing Center? Contact the South Dakota nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Minnehaha County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Sioux Falls.
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