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Information & Ratings on Larchwood Village Retirement Community Nursing Center, Cleveland, Ohio
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Larchwood Village Retirement Community Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for profit" center providing services to residents of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The 125-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
4110 Rocky River Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Larchwood Village Retirement Community Nursing Center offers other services. These services include hospice, memory care, social services, and rehabilitative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state of Ohio and the federal government have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Larchwood Village Retirement Community Nursing Center for $225,277 on August 05, 2016, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received sixteen complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Cleveland Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Ohio 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical, Mental and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date September 12, 2017
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date May 15, 2017
According to investigators, “the facility failed to prevent an incident of verbal abuse involving [a resident].” The survey team reviewed the facility’s Self-Reported Incident dated August 22, 2017, that revealed the “facility investigated and submitted an allegation of staff-to-resident verbal abuse involving [one resident].”
The investigation revealed that a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) “was overheard cussing at [a resident]. Three staff witness [the STNA] swearing in front of the nurse’s station.” The surveyors reviewed staff statements including the investigation revealed a housekeeper witness the STNA “yelling at the resident.”
The housekeeper statement indicated that the STNA told the resident “if he touched her again, she would beat the f*** out of him and did not care how old he was not in care if she went to jail.” The STNA “indicated she was tired of these people.” The documentation indicated that the STNA’s “employment with the facility was subsequently terminated.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure the Administrator was immediately notified of a verbal abuse allegation toward [a resident].” The incident was documented on April 6, 2017, Self-Report Incident revealing that when the resident “asked for his ‘as needed’ medication and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) stated ‘I am tired giving this medication to you.” The LPN told the resident “she was not going to give it.”
Subsequently, the resident “came to the desk asking for the ‘as needed’ pain medication.” At that time, the Registered Nurse (RN) and LPN or finishing a report when the LPN started “shouting at [the resident] that she was tired giving you this medicine every day.” The resident then stated that “the pain medication was ordered every six hours and ‘I can have it when I need it.’”
The LPN replied that “she did not care and stated that ‘I think this is the last time I’m giving you anything.’ The observation went on for several minutes [with the LPN screaming at the resident and the resident] getting louder, more frayed and more adamant.”
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