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Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home
This long-term care home is a "for profit" 115-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
2860 Churchman Ave
Indianapolis, Indiana 46203
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In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home offers other services.
Additional focused care includes Alzheimer’s/memory care, short-term care, long-term care, dementia care, pain management, diabetes management, IV (intravenous) therapy, stroke rehab, wound care, on-site dialysis, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapy.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Indiana and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has been cited for a serious violation that harmed or could have harmed in nursing home resident. Typically, these penalties include imposed monetary fines and denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $14,850 fine on June 04, 2018, and an $8,125 fine on August 09, 2017, for a total of $22,975.
This nursing home received fourteen complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Indiana Nursing Home Report Cards Website.
Indianapolis Indiana Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Indiana Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date January 23, 2019
The state investigators determined that “the facility failed to ensure safety precautions were utilized to prevent a resident from being hit by a meal tray hall cart which resulted in two fractures to the resident’s left leg.” A review of the facility reported incident form dated January 14, 2019, indicated that the resident had reported to the Unit Manager that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “was passing hall trays and accidentally ran into him while he was asleep in his wheelchair.”
The CNA documented in a written statement on the same day that “she did not see the resident until it was too late, and she thought she had hit his chair. The resident did not complain of pain at the time and said he was all right.”
A second CNA indicated that she had yelled at the other CNA “to stop, but it was too late.” The nursing staff assessed the resident’s leg the following day and “observed a hard area with some protruding noted around the knee of the left leg. An x-ray was ordered, and [the resident] was sent to the hospital for treatment.”
The Radiology Report from the day of the event revealed that the resident had an acute fracture of the left lower leg bone and another fracture just below the knee of the lower leg bone.
The Director of Nursing stated during an interview eight days after the incident that “the resident had not returned to the facility as he had surgery on his leg on January 18, 2019.”
The second CNA who had witnessed the event “indicated that she did not think the resident had been asleep in his chair. He was sitting in the hallway near the exit where the residents go out to smoke.” The reporting CNA indicated that “she was standing on the right side of the cart and [the resident] was on the left side of the cart, and she did not see him until it was too late.”
Neglected or Abused at Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home? We Can Help
Do you suspect that your loved one suffered injury or died prematurely while living at Golden Living Center - Indianapolis Nursing Home? Contact the Indiana nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Marion County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Indianapolis.
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