La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home

Attorneys for Mistreated & Injured at La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home

Every staff member working in a nursing facility has a legal and ethical responsibility to provide each resident with the highest level of care according to established standards of quality. Unfortunately, many nursing facilities do not follow established procedures and protocols that prevent injuries, accidents, and the development of life-threatening pressure wounds.

If you suspect that your loved one was victimized through neglect or abuse while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility, the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys can help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages.

La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home

This nursing facility is a "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, California. The 141-certified bed long-term care center is located at:

505 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 937-4860
NO WEBSITE

In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.

Financial Penalties and Violations

The investigators for the state of California and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, the higher the penalty, the more egregious the problem.

This nursing facility received fifteen complaints and self-reported three 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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Los Angeles California Nursing Home Safety Concerns One Star Rating

The state of California and the federal government regularly updates its 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues, and four out of five stars for quality measures.

  • Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date September 21, 2018
  • The state investigators determined that the nursing home "failed to have residents free from abuse and neglect, for [one resident], by not investigating an allegation of abuse and reporting the alleged abuse to the Department (Licensing and Certification Program).”

    The resident “alleged a staff [member] hit her head against the bed’s side rails during care and hit her. This deficient practice has the potential to place the residents’ safety in the facility at risk.”

    The resident reported that a staff member “hit her when changing her.” The investigators interviewed the Director of Nursing, who stated, “they would check if the incident was reported” as required by law. A subsequent interview revealed that the resident had “reported [that] the incident happened months ago when she told a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) that she was not going to clean her the sloppy way and had to clean her the correct way.” In turn, the CNA turned the resident and hit the resident’s head on the side rail. The CNA “hit her on her back while whispering in her ear to report her.”

    The resident described the CNA from the 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM shift as being “short, with glasses and Filipino.” The resident further stated that “she was upset at the situation because the Social Service Director came in the room today and denied that she reported the incident to her.” The resident further stated that “the facility knows they needed to report the incident.”

    A review of the resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment indicated that the resident “had no cognitive impairment and required extensive assist for turning.” The investigators discussed the event with Human Resources and the Director of Staff Development. Individuals reviewed a list of all Certified Nursing Assistants with that name reported by the resident. The Department indicated that the CNA “had resigned on May 28, 2018.”

    A Licensed Vocational Nurse did tell the resident’s Charge Nurse who documented the incident in the resident’s SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) and that the Director of Nursing “was aware of the incident due to the resident being upset.”

Ready to File a Nursing Home Neglect Claim Against La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home? Let Us Help

Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect, or abuse while living at La Brea Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home? 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.

Our law firm provides every potential client an initial free case consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you do not owe us any money until we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.

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