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Infinity Care of East Los Angeles
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of verbal or physical abuse while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility? Are you concerned that the mistreatment is occurring at the hands of caregivers, other patients, employees, or visitors? If so, contact the California 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 monetary compensation from recovering your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.Infinity Care Of East Los Angeles
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 99-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
101 S Fickett Street
Los Angeles, California 90033
Infinity Care Of East Los Angeles
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Infinity Care Of East Los Angeles offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, dialysis, management of diabetes, pain management, hospice, oncology care, orthopedic-fracture recovery, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
California and federal government agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines or denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation is severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
This nursing facility received ten complaints and self-reported eight serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites, including the California Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one 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 Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date May 13, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to report an allegation of physical abuse for [two residents] to the Department of Public Health (the Department) within twenty-four hours, as indicated in the facility’s policy and procedure.”
The incident involved two residents. One resident allegedly kicked the other resident on “the right side of her face on March 16, 2019, at approximately 9:00 PM. The facility reported the physical abuse allegation to the Department on March 18, 2019, (more than twenty-four hours after). This deficient practice had the potential for further abuse.”
At 10:40 AM on April 2, 2019, the state investigators made an unannounced visit to the facility “to investigate a complaint regarding resident abuse.” The incident involved a severely cognitively impaired resident who “requires extensive assistance for transfers and personal hygiene with a one-person physical assist.”
A review of the resident’s SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) dated March 16, 2019, at 10:00 PM indicated that the assaulted resident had reported that the other resident “hit the right side of her face at 9:00 PM.” The injured resident stated that the alleged perpetrator “hit the right side of her face for no reason and that she could not remember the date and time.” The injured resident was “cognitively intact for daily decisions.”
The facility’s Director of Nursing said that a Licensed Vocational Nurse had notified her the day after the incident, which is why it was reported to the Department late for more than twenty-four hours after the event had occurred. The Director stated that the Licensed Vocational Nurse “was supposed to report the incident immediately (right after the incident happened).”
The investigators reviewed the facility’s policy and procedure titled: Abuse Prevention and Reporting from 2007 that indicated that “the facility should ensure reporting of all alleged or substantiated violations to the State Agency and all other agencies as required, and the facility shall report the incident by calling the department within twenty-four hours of knowledge of such an incident.”
Were you the victim of mistreatment while you lived at Infinity Care Of East Los Angeles? 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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