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Macon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
Do you suspect that your loved one is being victimized through mistreatment or neglect while residing in a Bibb County nursing facility? Had they been harmed through resident-to-resident assault or abuse by caregivers?
Contact the Georgia Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Our team of lawyers can begin working on your case today to ensure your family receives monetary recovery for your damages.Macon Rehabilitation and Healthcare
This long-term care center is a "for-profit" 100-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Macon and Bibb County, Georgia. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
505 Coliseum DriveFinancial Penalties and Violations
Macon, Georgia 31217
The federal government, through nursing home regulatory agencies, can impose fines or deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility with severe violations of rules and regulations. Typically, hefty fines are levied against the nursing home when the most egregious violations have occurred that harmed or could harm a resident.
Information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Georgia Nursing Home Reporting Website.Macon Georgia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Georgia long-term care home from various online publically available sources including the GA Department of Public Health website 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
Failure to Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures for Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations - citation date August 10, 2017
The nursing home "failed to ensure the medical records for four residents reviewed contain documentation the resident or the representative have been offered and influenza immunizations with the right to refuse during the flu season." The facility "further failed to ensure the medical record for three residents reviewed contains documentation the resident or the representative have been offered a pneumococcal immunization with the right to refuse."
Failure to Ensure Residents Receive Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bedsores or Heal Existing Pressure Sores - citation date April a 2016
The facility "failed to measure and describe a pressure ulcer present on readmission to the facility from the hospital." The resident's Care Plan shows of the resident's sacral pressure ulcer, with interventions that included nursing staff to monitor the progress of the pressure ulcer and to follow the facility skin care protocol."
While the resident's Weekly Pressure Ulcer Record revealed noted measurements and the appearance of a pressure ulcer wound bed, containing slough, the records "did not include the staging of the pressure ulcer."
During an interview with the Director of Nursing, it was revealed that the facility has no stated policy "related to measuring and assessing wounds, but that [she expected] that when a resident was admitted or readmitted to the facility, that any wounds were measured and described by the day."
The Director of Nursing verified that "there was no documentation of the description or measurement of the pressure ulcer [on April 7, 2016] since March 24, 2016." In an interview with the Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), it was revealed that "she had just measured [the resident's] sacral wound on that day (April 7, 2016)."
Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents - citation date August 10, 2017
The state investigator documented the facility "failed to ensure electrical safety in one [room] where an electrical power strip was used to provide electricity to multiple needed medical devices." During an interview with the Maintenance Supervisor, it was indicated that "the power strip was in use to provide adequate numbers of outlets for the medical devices needed by the resident in [their room]."
The Supervisor "revealed he was aware the use of power strip was identified as a problem during the Life Safety Code survey earlier in the week." The Maintenance Director further indicated that "the facility plan to install additional electrical outlets in the room as soon as possible to remove the potential safety hazard."
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Macon Rehabilitation and Healthcare? Contact the Georgia nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Bibb County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Macon.
It is always free to discuss your case with our legal team. We provide a 100% "No Win/No-Fee" Guarantee, meaning you will owe us nothing until we can secure financial recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.Sources