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Laconia Center Nursing Home
Relocating an elderly loved one into a nursing facility is often the toughest decision a family can make. Many times, the family will perform extensive research in the hopes of finding the most comfortable and safest environment. Unfortunately, the incident rate involving mistreatment occurring in nursing homes throughout New Hampshire has risen significantly over the last few years.
If your loved one was harmed while living in a Belknap County nursing facility, contact the New Hampshire 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 to recover your damages.
This long-term care center is a 120-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Laconia and Belknap County, New Hampshire. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
175 Blueberry Lane
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
Laconia Center, Genesis Healthcare Nursing Home
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Laconia Center, Genesis Healthcare Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-stay care, IV (intravenous) therapy, respite care, hospice, wound care, dementia and memory care, colostomy care, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
State and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home cited for serious violations of regulations and rules. These penalties include levying monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, these violations result in penalties when investigators found severe problems that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
This nursing facility received one complaint and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationLaconia New Hampshire Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the New Hampshire Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date July 13, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to provide appropriate care and services to aid in the prevention of an avoidable pressure ulcer for [one resident] with pressure ulcers.”
The surveyors reviewed a resident’s medical records that indicated the resident “returned to the facility” following “a non-displaced femur fracture.” A review of the Nursing Notes “revealed the resident was placed on bed rest from May 20, 2017, through May 23, 2017, without a Physician’s order.”
A review of the Lift-Transfer Reposition Assessment dated July 11, 2017, revealed that the resident “is currently on bed rest due to a non-displaced left femur fracture.” Twelve days later, the Physician’s Notes indicated a “decline since prior hospital admission.”
On July 11, 2017, the Resident’s Care Plans revealed that “no new interventions were initiated to assist in the prevention of developing a pressure ulcer when changes in the resident’s care level changed.” The Care Plan indicated the resident “is at risk for skin breakdown as evidenced by limited mobility.”
The nursing staff was to “monitor skin for signs and symptoms of skin breakdown, i.e., redness, cracking, blistering, decreased sensation, and skin the does not blanche easily.”
The following day, the surveyors interviewed a Registered Nurse (RN) who revealed “that there was no evidence of any repositioning schedule for [the resident] until June 16, 2017.” The RN “confirmed that there were no new interventions implemented for pressure ulcer prevention from May 20, 2017, through June 10, 2017.”
The Director of Nursing revealed that the resident’s “Care Plan was not individualized and that there were no new interventions initiated with [the resident’s] change in mobility.” The surveyors observed the resident’s dressing change to the pressure ulcer on the coccyx area that revealed that the resident “continues with a pressure ulcer” that might have been prevented had the nursing staff followed established protocols.
Do you believe that your loved one has suffered harm, abuse or neglect through mistreatment while living at Laconia Center, Genesis Healthcare Nursing Home? Contact the New Hampshire nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Belknap County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Laconia.
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