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Grand Park Convalescent Hospital
Do you suspect that your loved one is being mistreated while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility? Were you concerned that their facility-acquired bedsores or injuries from a fall could have been prevented had the staff followed the established protocols? If so, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
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This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, California. The 151-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
2312 West 8th Street
Los Angeles, California 90057
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Grand Park Convalescent Hospital offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the federal government and the state of California 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.
The nursing home received nine complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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The state of California and the federal government regularly updates its long-term care home database system with complete details of all deficiencies, citations, and 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, two 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 #F609 date March 29, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report injuries of unknown origin, a possible indicator of physical abuse, to the Department of Public Health.” This “deficient practice delayed the Department’s investigation and had the potential for ongoing abuse, which can cause the resident’s physical and psychosocial well-being to decline.”
On February 8, 2019, the state investigators made an unannounced visit to the facility “to investigate a complaint regarding an injury of unknown origin.” The investigation involved a moderately cognitively impaired resident who “requires limited assistance with eating and extensive assistance with bed mobility, transfers, locomotion (moving around), dressing, toilet use, and personal hygiene.”
A review of the resident’s SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) and Progress Notes indicated that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) was changing the resident’s brief and reported “to the Charge Nurse that the resident was in pain. A body check was completed,” and there was swelling to the resident’s right hip. The resident was given pain medication, and an ice pack was provided.
The Assistant Director of Nursing stated that she does not believe the resident “was physically abused because his nurse is really good, [and] even catches small things.” The Assistant Director also confirmed that “physical abuse could not be ruled out because [the resident] had an injury of unknown origin.”
The Assistant Director of Nursing stated that “there is no documented evidence of the facility determining that the resident’s injury of unknown origin was not caused by physical abuse.” The Assistant Director confirmed that the resident’s “injury of unknown origin was not reported to the Department” as required by law.
The results of the investigation for the resident’s injury of unknown origin “were also not reported.” The Assistant Director verbalized that “the importance of reporting injuries of unknown origin to the Department [is] so that the alleged incident could be investigated and to protect the resident and prevent ongoing abuse.”
A review of the facility’s policy titled: Abuse Investigation and Reporting indicated that “all alleged violations involving abuse, neglect, exploitation, or mistreatment, including injuries of unknown source and misappropriation of property will be reported by the facility Administrator or his/her designee to the following persons or agencies: the state licensing/certification agency responsible for surveying/licensing facilities.
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Grand Park Convalescent Hospital? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Los Angeles County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Los Angeles.
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