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Lighthouse Healthcare Center
Do you believe that your loved one is being neglected, abused, or mistreated while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility? Are you concerned that the harm they experience is occurring at the hands of caregivers or other residents? Contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help.
Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive an adequate monetary recovery for your damages. We use the law to ensure that those responsible for causing the harm are held legally accountable. Let us begin working on your case today.Lighthouse Healthcare Center
This long-term care facility is a 149-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services and cares to residents of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, California. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
2222 Santa Ana Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90059
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Lighthouse Healthcare Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government and the state of California are authorized to penalize any nursing home with monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services when the facility has been cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
This nursing facility received three complaints and self-reported 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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Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites, including the California Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date February 5, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to follow its policy and a resident’s Plan of Care to ensure adequate supervision was provided for [one resident], who had a high risk for falls, had multiple falls with injuries without close supervision provided and new interventions put into place to further prevent falls and injury.”
A review of the resident’s Admission Record indicated that the resident was conserved (protecting someone who cannot properly provide their own mental, personal needs).” The resident Fall Risk Evaluations from July 5, 2018, through September 7, 2018, “indicated the resident had a fall score greater than twenty. According to the fall risk assessment, a total score of ten or more represent a high risk.” The resident has an unsteady gait but able to stabilize with staff assistance for required supervision with ambulating in the facility.”
The Resident’s Post-Fall Assessment documented at 8:00 PM on August 20, 2018, indicates that the resident was observed “walking in the hallway of the facility when suddenly [the resident] lost her balance and fell.” The staff interventions included educating the resident “on using the call light system for assistance and referred the resident to rehabilitation services for screening for balance status.”
While the resident began ambulating independently on August 14, 2018, she “refused to use a wheelchair and was at risk for repeated falls.”
The resident’s x-ray tests indicated “there was no acute fracture to the left shoulder.” The subsequent Post-Fall Assessment dated September 7, 2018, at 6:30 PM indicated that the resident “had an unsteady gait and mobility and was a high risk for falls and was walking toward the patio when [the resident] suddenly fell.”
A Nurse’s Note dated 2:45 PM on October 20, 2018, indicated that the resident “was found on the floor in her room with left forehead swelling measured 2.0 x 3.0 cm. The note indicated [that the resident stated] she was walking to her bed, lost her balance, and fell to the floor.”
On October 28, 2018, at 2:45 PM, the resident “was found on the floor next to her bed and sustained a 2.0 x 3.0 cm bump to the right side of her forehead.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Lighthouse Healthcare Center? 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.
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