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Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
Attorneys for Neglected & Mistreated at Laguna Honda Hospital And Rehabilitation Center
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 San Francisco 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.
Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
This center is a 769-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of San Francisco and San Francisco County, California. The "county-owned and operated" long-term care home is located at:
375 Laguna Honda Blvd.
San Francisco, California 94116
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center 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, post-stroke care, geriatric care, pain management, hospice, palliative care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $7,296 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the federal government and state of California nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Medicare has cited this facility for abuse. Medicare says that “every nursing home resident deserves to retain their basic human dignity and be treated with respect at all times. Abuse and neglect are never acceptable.” Nursing homes “cited for abuse are required to take steps to protect their residents.”
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Laguna Honda Hospital And Rehabilitation Center for $7,296 on January 04, 2019, citing substandard care. This nursing facility received one complaint and self-reported forty-four 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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San Francisco California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the California 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 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 May 24, 2019
- Failure to Respond Appropriately to All Alleged Violations – citation #F610 date May 24, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to prevent abuse when [one resident verbally abused another resident] on August 11, 2018.” Additionally, a third resident “knocked a cigarette out of [a fourth resident’s] hands (physical) on August 2, 2018.” In a third incident, a fifth resident hit the sixth resident on August 16, 2018, (physical). [A seventh resident] misappropriated [an eighth resident’s] belongings on August 17, 2018. [A ninth resident] emotionally abused [the tenth resident] on August 10, 2018. These failures resulted in the abuse of residents.
State investigators interviewed the Risk Manager, who “reported abuse was substantiated when [one resident verbally abused another resident] on August 11, 2018.” In one case, the Risk Manager reported “physical abuse was substantiated when [a resident] misappropriated items belonging to another resident on August 17, 2018.”
The Risk Manager “confirmed abuse was substantiated when [a resident emotionally abused another resident] on August 10, 2018.” The Risk Manager also reported substantiated abuse when one resident physically assaulted another resident on August 7, 2018.
The “facility failed to report abuse when [a resident] verbally abused [another resident and report the incident] related to the California Department of Public Health (the Department).” Additionally, the facility failed to report abuse when two other residents “were in a potentially abusive incident that was reported related to the Department. These failures could have resulted in the further abuse of residents.”
Abused at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center? Let Us Help
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent San Francisco County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including San Francisco.
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