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Information & Ratings on Hamden Health Care Ventures Nursing Center, Hamden, Ohio
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Hamden Health Care Ventures Nursing Center
This nursing facility is a "for profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Hamden and Franklin County, Ohio. The 110-certified bed long-term care center is located at:
38500 State Route 160
Hamden, Ohio 45634
Financial Penalties and Violations
Ohio and federal agencies are duty-bound to monitor every nursing home and levy monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare when investigators identify serious violations of nursing home regulations and rules. In some cases, the nursing home receives multiple penalties if surveyors find severe violations that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Hamden Health Care Ventures Nursing Center for $10,000 on April 19, 2018, citing substandard care.
The nursing home also received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Hamden Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Ohio and federal government regularly updates their 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, four out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Acts or Report of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date June 2, 2017
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date August 23, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to report an injury of unknown origin. This [deficient practice] affected one resident reviewed for possible abuse.” The incident involved a resident who has “unclear speech, was rarely/never understood, had short and long-term memory impairment, no recall, and severely impaired decision-making [processes].”
The investigators reviewed the resident’s nursing note that revealed the resident had a “faint bluish area noted on the resident’s left cheek that measured five centimeters by three centimeters.” The resident had a Physician’s orders to “monitor the bruise on her left cheek/jaw every shift until healed.”
Medical Records stated that a possible cause of the bruise was that it occurred as a bump during care. Documentation shows a Registered Nurse (RN) wrote a statement revealing the bruise to the resident’s left shin, stating that the staff was questioned and “no unusual reports were given. The resident could be combative with care. The staff was educated.”
The Director of Nursing confirmed during an interview that the resident’s bruise on the left shin and jaw “was suspicious in nature and was of an unknown source. The Director of Nursing also confirmed the injury of an unknown source was not reported” as required by law.
The nursing home “failed to ensure an avoidable fall was prevented for [a resident] by not maintaining the outside deck area in a manner to prevent accidents.” The incident involved a resident whose Fall Risk Assessment revealed them to be “a high risk for falls. Risk factors included being chair bone, not being able to test his gait/balance, requiring assistive devices (cane and wheelchair), taking one or more medications that increase the risk for falls.”
The investigators reviewed the resident’s Nurse’s Progress Note that revealed and State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) “alerted the nurse that the resident was on the floor of the facility’s outside deck. The nurse observed the resident lying on his backside with his head and shoulders against the exterior wall of the building. The wheelchair remained under the resident’s buttocks but in a turned over position with the front wheels up in the air.
Observations of the deck were made at the location where the resident “had his fall.” It was revealed that “the deck continued to have warped boards that resulted in an uneven surface that posed an accident hazard.” The deck had a “raised board to the right that posed a tripping hazard.”
Abused at Hamden Health Care Ventures Nursing Center? Our Attorneys Can Help
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at Hamden Health Care Ventures Nursing Center? Contact the Ohio nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Franklin County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Hamden.
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