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The Grand Rehabilitation And Nursing at Chittenango Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Chittenango
This facility is an 80-certified bed "for profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Chittenango and Madison County, New York. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
331 Russell Street
Chittenango, New York 13037
The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Chittenango
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Chittenango offers other services. Additional focused care includes recreational therapy, post-surgical orthopedic care, palliative care, pain management, joint and hip replacement program, cardiac therapy, amputee training, short-term rehab, tracheostomy care, wound care, and restorative services involving physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of New York and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Chittenango, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $56,105 fine on October 15, 2018, and a $7,283 fine on October 20, 2017, for a total of $63,388.
This nursing home received four complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the New York State Nursing Home Report Website.
Chittenango New York Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of New York 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 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 June 5, 2017
The state investigators determined that “the facility [was unable to] ensure that they did not employ individuals with prior allegations of abuse, neglect or mistreatment.” The incident involved five new employees, “reviewed for reference checks. Specifically, there were no documentation reference checks were completed for [these employees before] hire.”
The state investigators interviewed the Director of Nursing, who stated “the nursing reference checks were the responsibility of the Director of Nursing. Other department heads were responsible for reference checks of their own departments. The Director stated that she should have completed reference checks on [one employee].”
In a separate summary statement dated March 2, 2016, the “facility did not ensure required pre-employment screening, and abuse prevention training was “completed for [two newly hired employees] interviewed regarding abuse prevention protocol. Specifically, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Registry Check was not completed for [one employee] upon hire; and [another employee] was not provided with abuse prevention training [before] having access to residents.”
The Director of Nursing stated that “she was not sure if the beautician received abuse training, the beautician had been employed at the facility since 2012 and had contact with the resident when she worked.” She stated she, “expected that all staff obtains abuse training during orientation.”
The Nurse Educator stated that “she probably did not have any abuse training records for [one employee] as she only worked in the facility one day per week.” The Nurse Educator, “stated that she was unable to find any documentation of abuse training for the employee.”
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Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Chittenango? Contact the New York nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Madison County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Chittenango.
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