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Good Samaritan Society - Superior Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Good Samaritan Society - Superior
This facility is a 69-certified bed "non-profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Superior and Nuckolls County, Nebraska. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
1710 Idaho Street
Superior, Nebraska 68978
Good Samaritan Society - Superior
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Superior 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
Both the federal government and the state of Nebraska can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility that has been found to have violated the established nursing home rules and regulations.
This nursing facility self-reported a serious problem over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Website.
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Superior Nebraska Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Nebraska 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 two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and four 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 August 9, 2016
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date November 2, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure interventions were implemented to prevent the potential for accidents for [one resident].”
The state investigators reviewed the facility’s Incident Log. The document shows that on November 18, 2015, November 16, 2016, and April 17, 2016, the resident had fallen on each date.
A review of the resident’s Current Care Plan indicated that the resident “had a current problem which address the potential for falls related to a history of falling, osteoporosis, the need for a walker, the use of antidepressant and hypnotic medications and periods of increased confusion.”
The fall that occurred on January 16, 2017, “the resulted in a fractured hip. One of the interventions to prevent falls, initiated on November 18, a 2015, was to not leave the remote for the recliner where the resident could reach it.” However, the resident was seated in the recliner with the recliner remote within reach on at two times on August 6, 2018 and once on the morning of August 9, 2016.
The state investigators interviewed the Registered Nurse (RN) who provided the resident care regarding the recliner remote. The Registered Nurse stated that the resident “was getting more confusing getting up without waiting for assistance, so the remote was to be kept out of reach for safety.”
The facility “failed to have Dietary assessed for nutritional needs to promote healing with a pressure ulcer for [one resident].” The investigation involved a moderately, cognitively impaired resident who “was assessed at risk for pressure ulcers.”
The resident’s Nutritional Assessment revealed that the resident “did not have any swallowing issues [but was] on a mechanical altered diet and had not had any weight loss or weight gain.”
The Progress Note revealed a Deep Tissue Injury pressure ulcer on the left heel which measured 2.0 cm x 1.2 cm of dark-colored skin surrounded by deeper pink skin.” On October 31, 2017, “the pressure ulcer had changed to an unstageable pressure ulcer which measured 0.4 cm x 0.5 cm [with a] black scab on the left heel.
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