Information & Ratings on Lindberg Crossing Senior Living Nursing Center, Anderson, Indiana
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.
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This long-term care home is a "county government-owned nonprofit" 97-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Anderson and Madison County, Indiana. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1821 Lindberg Rd
Anderson, Indiana 46012
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Lindberg Crossing Senior Living Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respite care, hospice, and rehabilitative care including physical, speech and occupational therapies.
The investigators for the federal and state 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.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Lindberg Crossing Senior Living Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $18,337 fine on July 24, 2018, a $26,628 fine on May 31, 2018, and a $20,964 fine on January 20, 2017, for a total of $65,929.
The nursing home also received twenty-one complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Indiana Nursing Home Report Cards Website.
The state of Indiana and Medicare.com routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all violations.
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 one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #580 date July 24, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date March 21, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to notify a resident’s representative when a resident developed pressure ulcers.” The incident involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who “was dependent on staff with one person assist for bed mobility and transfers.”
The resident’s Progress Note indicated that the resident had three areas with wounds. The notation indicates that a message was left for the Physician and a call was placed tothe resident’s daughter but “was unable to leave a voicemail.”
The surveyors noted that “the clinical record lacked documentation that the facility had notified the resident’s representative at the time the wounds were discovered.” The surveyors received no further information before exiting the facility regarding the notifications being made.
The nursing home “failed to accurately monitor facility-acquired pressure ulcers for [one resident] reviewed for pressure ulcers.” A review of the resident’s Care Plan indicated that “she was at risk for the development of pressure ulcers. Interventions included, but were not limited to weekly skin assessments, notify the nurse of skin concerns and encourage and assist with turning/repositioning every two hours.”
The admission skin assessment indicated that the resident “had an open area to the left outer ankle, [and a] sore on the left ankle [with an] open area to the left ankle.” Also, the resident had a “deep tissue area to the coccyx and left buttock.”
While the medical records contained measurements and assessments, there was “no documentation provided to indicate the wound had been monitored” before that date and there was “no documentation provided to indicate the wound had been monitored for July, August, September or October.”
The Hospital Admission Note indicated that the resident requires “the use of antibiotic for six weeks” because of the ulcer on her “sacrum with obvious pus and necrotic tissue.”
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