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Lakeview Manor Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
If your loved one was abused or neglected while residing in a Marion County nursing facility, contact the Indiana Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of lawyers work on your behalf to ensure that those responsible for causing the harm are held legally and financially accountable. We will use the law to ensure your family receives monetary compensation for your damages.Lakeview Manor Nursing Center
This facility is a 184-certified bed "county government-owned nonprofit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
45 Beachway Dr
Indianapolis, Indiana 46224
Lakeview Manor Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Lakeview Manor Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respiratory therapy, rehab therapy, wound management, IV (intravenous) therapy, dysphagia evaluations and therapy, pulmonary management, restorative therapy, and recreational therapy to assist with physical, cognitive and social behaviors.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 home also received eight 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.
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Indiana and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop and Implement a Complete Care Plan That Meets All the Resident’s Needs – citation #F6568 date December 17, 2018
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date December 17, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to develop and implement comprehensive, person-center care plans for [three of twenty-one] residents.” A review of one resident’s Care Plan indicated that the resident “exhibits other behavioral symptoms not directed toward others such as hitting or scratching [themselves], pacing, rummaging, public sexual acts, disrobing in public, throwing or smearing food or bodily wastes, verbal/vocal symptoms such as screaming, disruptive sounds.”
However, “there were no care plans to address behaviors directed toward others.” Also, a review of the Behavior Documentation provided by the Senior Director of Nursing Consultant indicates that on December 5, 2018, the resident “was upset because a urinary catheter could not be removed and yelled at a nurse.” A days later, on December 13, 2018, a Mood Behavior Communication document indicated that the resident “yelled at of Physical Therapist, ‘No, go away,’ after being asked to wheel himself to therapy.” Later that morning, the resident “yelled at an Occupational Therapist who tried to take him to therapy, after he had declined to go.”
The surveyors noted that there was “no other behavioral documentation noted in the resident’s record.” As a result, the investigators interviewed the Assistant Director Nursing who indicated that the resident’s [inappropriate] behavior was taking food off the food cart. The resident did not have any other behaviors that were listed on the care plan.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure appropriate hand hygiene [was performed]during medication administration for four of five residents observed for medication administration.” Also, the nursing home “failed to use proper hand hygiene while assisting residents to eat.” The facility also “failed to properly store a nebulizer mask when not in use.”
The Unit Manager, Respiratory Therapist and Senior Director of Nursing all verified that the nebulizer mask “should be stored in the bag when not used.” The Director also stated that a hand-held nebulizer treatment “shall be administered by licensed/qualified personnel as per Physician’s orders.”
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect or abuse while living at Lakeview Manor Nursing Center? 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.
We do not charge for case evaluations and consultations. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we will postpone all of your payments for legal services until after we have secured a financial recovery on your behalf.