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Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Attorneys for Mistreated & Abused at Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Does your family have limited options when providing care to your loved one who requires nursing assistance? Has your loved one been neglected or abused while living in a Franklin County nursing facility? If so, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
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Louisburg Healthcare And Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care center is a 92-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Louisburg and Franklin County, North Carolina. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
202 Smoketree Way
Louisburg, North Carolina 27549
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care. The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $75,051 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators and surveyors for Medicare and the state of North Carolina have the legal authority to impose monetary fines are denied payment for Medicare services any time a nursing home is cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $13,627 fine on August 24, 2018, a $13,003 fine on February 14, 2018, and a $48,421 fine on February 15, 2017, for a total of $75,051.
The nursing home received ten complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Louisburg North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of North Carolina 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues, and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Keep Every Resident Free from Physical Restraints Unless Need for Medical Treatment – citation #F221 date February 15, 2017
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date April 18, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to keep a resident free from physical restraints and did not identify [a] medical symptom that was being treated with the use of restraints.”
Surveyors also determined that “the facility failed to evaluate the need for a side rail for the bed that restricted the resident’s movements.” The resident’s “arm was trapped between the side rail and the mattress of the bed.”
The survey team determined that an Immediate Jeopardy situation began on February 8, 2018, “with the entrapment of the arm of [the resident] between the side rail and the mattress of the bed.” The investigation involved a resident with “no problem behaviors” who was “dependent on staff for transfers, required the assistance of two persons for ambulation, and was dependent on staff for locomotion in a wheelchair.”
A Resident Incident Report, completed by a nurse, revealed “that the resident was noted with the left arm between the side rail and the bed. The report noted the arm was removed from the area, and the only abnormality noted of the arm was red discoloration. The report did not provide a specific location of the area of red discoloration on the arm.”
The “facility failed to submit a twenty-four-hour and five-day report to the State Survey Agency for an injury of unknown origin.” A Nursing Note, dated April 6, 2019, documented that the resident’s responsible party “called the facility to request that [the resident] be sent out to the emergency room, due to complaints of left-sided pain.”
A review of the Hospital Radiology Report, from the same day that afternoon, revealed that there “was a non-displaced fracture involving the left distal #9 rib.” However, there was “ no documentation to indicate that the State Agency had been notified,” as required by law.
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Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of harm or mistreatment while residing at Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Franklin County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Louisburg.
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. All information you share with our law offices concerning your monetary compensation case will remain confidential.