Information & Ratings on Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Kenton, Ohio
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This facility is a "for profit" 122-certified bed long term care center providing cares and services to residents of Kenton and Hardin County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:
117 Jacob Parrott Boulevard
Kenton, Ohio 43326
It is the legal responsibility of Ohio and federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for $33,281 on March 20, 2016, citing substandard care.
This nursing home also received ten complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Kenton Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Ohio 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Responsible Party of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F157 date December 22, 2016
- Failure to Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect, and Abuse of Residents – citation #F224 date December 22, 2016, AND,
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of – citation– citation #F225 date December 22, 2016
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to properly notify the resident’s Physician of a change in condition which included abnormal blood sugar levels below 60 and greater than 400.” The deficient practice by the nursing staff affected one resident “reviewed who received Accu-checks (blood sugar checks). The facility “identified 24 residents who have ordered Accu-checks.”
The survey team interviewed the Clinical Quality Specialist who verified that the resident “had low blood sugars (under 60)” as documented in the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and “there were no Nurse’s Notes documenting the facility had notified the doctor.”
In a separate incident, a different resident was documented as having three days between November 25, 2016, on December 15, 2016 “where their blood sugar readings were over 400 and the Nurse’s Notes did not reflect any notification to the doctor, and no extra insulin was given.”
The nursing home “failed to properly act to prevent misappropriation of personal property while [a resident] was in the hospital.” The survey team reviewed the resident’s nursing note which documented the resident’s “sister came to the facility at that time and inquired about taking a few items that she stated were hers.”
The nurse documented she was talking to the resident’s “sister of the ongoing dispute between yourself and [the resident’s] daughter. The nurse referred the sister to the social services as [the resident] was in the hospital at that time.”
Documentation shows that the sister “remove several items from [the resident’s] room including a Black box, clothes, pictures, among other items in two bags.” The surveyors reviewed the facility’s Self-Reporting Incident that revealed: “there was Self-Reported Incident regarding an allegation of misappropriation regarding [the resident].”
The surveyors say that the facility “failed to report and thoroughly investigate an allegation of misappropriation of personal property.”
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