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Heritage Manor of Bossier Nursing Center
Families deciding to place a loved one into a nursing home are often overwhelmed at the thought that they will not receive the best care. Unfortunately, mistreatment occurs at many facilities nationwide, including in Louisiana.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Bossier County nursing facility, contact the Louisiana Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages. All the necessary paperwork must be filed in the proper county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.Heritage Manor of Bossier Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Bossier City and Bossier County, Louisiana. The 64-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
2575 Airline Drive
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
Heritage Manor of Bossier Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Heritage Manor of Bossier 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
The investigators for the federal and state nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Louisiana Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationBossier City Louisiana Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Louisiana and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and three 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 25, 2016
- Failure to Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5% – citation #F332 date August 25, 2016
- Failure to Ensure the Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors – citation #F333 date August 25, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure the resident environment remain as free from accident hazards as possible.” The investigation involved two cognitively impaired residents “with access to the hall bathroom sinks with water temperatures of 120°F and 122°F, respectively.”
Specifically, the facility “failed to ensure water temperatures were maintained in a safe range.” The nursing home did not provide adequate supervision required to prevent accidents for [smokers observed in Stage I of the survey [who] smoked according to the list provided by the Administrator.” The facility “failed to ensure smokers were supervised.”
The nursing home “failed to maintain a medication error rate of less than 5%. A total of four residents were observed during the facility’s medication administration passed by two Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs).” Through observation, one LPN “did not administer all current medications ordered by the resident’s Physician according to Physician’s orders.”
The state investigators interviewed the Director of Nursing who reviewed the resident’s Physician’s orders and Medication Administration Record. The Director agreed that the resident “had not received the medications as ordered by her Physician.”
The facility “failed to ensure a resident was free from significant medication errors. The facility failed to ensure [one resident] observed during of facility’s medication pass received medications according to the most recent Physician’s orders.”
The investigation involved a resident receiving fourteen different medications at least once every day including tablets, pills, inhalation, and sprays. A review of the resident’s clinical record “failed to reveal a discontinued order for any of the [medications listed on the sheet].”
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Heritage Manor of Bossier Nursing Center? Contact the Louisiana nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Bossier County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Bossier City.
Discuss your case with us now through an initial case consultation at no charge to you. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we postpone payment for our services until after we have secured a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices concerning your financial compensation case will remain confidential.