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Good Samaritan Society Wagner Nursing Center
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of physical abuse, sexual assault, neglect, or mistreatment while living in a Charles Mix County nursing facility? Are you concerned that their injuries occurred at the hands of caregivers, nurses, employees, visitors, or other patients? If so, contact the South Dakota Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
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This long-term care center is a "non-profit" 52-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Wagner and Charles Mix County, South Dakota. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
515 W Hwy 46
Wagner, South Dakota 57380
Good Samaritan Society Wagner Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society Wagner 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 $44,850 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
It is the legal responsibility of South Dakota and the federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Good Samaritan Society Wagner Nursing Center for $44,850 on February 12, 2019, citing substandard care. This nursing facility self-reported two serious problems over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of South Dakota Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationWagner South Dakota Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the South Dakota Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F689 date May 23, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure a thorough investigation had been completed and reported to the South Dakota Department of Health guidelines for [one resident] with two humerus fractures of unknown origin.”
A Nursing Progress Note documented by a Registered Nurse (RN) on September a 2017 indicated that the nurse was “called to the resident’s room by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).” When entering the room she found the resident “was no pulse, blue lips, shall, irregular respirations and gasping for air.” The resident “was unresponsive, and chest compressions were started.”
The Registered Nurse Pl. the resident on the floor and continued with another round of chest compressions. By 7:15 AM, the nurse found “a week radial pulse” and “a strong carotid pulse” and “oxygen was applied in her breathing begin to even out.” The resident “responded with the mown to a sternum rub.”
The nursing home called an ambulance and the resident was “transferred to the local hospital at 7:35 AM.” The emergency room admitted the resident to the hospital after finding “a fracture to her left humerus of unknown origin. There was no documentation in their long-term care medical records of falls, injuries, or fractures over the past three months [before] her hospitalization.”
While the resident apposite as Progress Note dated September 10, 2017 showed evidence of an old right humerus fracture, the new x-ray also showed “an acute fracture in some minimal displacement” and “bruising less than seventy-two hours old to both arms.”
The surveyors interviewed the Registered Nurse who revealed “they did not know how the fractures had occurred [and] there had been no incident report or event report completed at the time of the resident’s event on September 8, 2017.”
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Good Samaritan Society Wagner Nursing Center? Contact the South Dakota nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Charles Mix County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Wagner.
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