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Information & Ratings on Mainland Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pleasantville, New Jersey
Many of the cases of neglect and abuse occurring in nursing facilities are the result of the staff failing to follow established standards of care. Other times, the patient becomes the victim of resident-to-resident assault or staff-to-resident abuse.
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This long-term care home is a permanently closed "for profit" 140-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Pleasantville and Atlantic County, New Jersey. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
930 Church Street
Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232
Both the federal government and New Jersey can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility found to have violated the established nursing home regulations.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the New Jersey Division of Aging Website.Pleasantville New Jersey Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and New Jersey Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all citations and 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, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Keep Every Resident Free from Drugs That Restrained Them Unless Need for Medical Treatment – citation date May 9, 2014
- Failure to Ensure That Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Meet Professional Standards of Quality – citation date August 22, 2016
- Failure to Provide Necessary Care and Services to Maintain the Resident’s Highest Well-Being – citation date August 22, 2016
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce a Program That Investigates, Controls and Keeps Infection from Spreading – citation date August 22, 2016
The surveyors noted the facility “failed to ensure that one resident given four doses of [injectable medication] was free from a chemical restraint. This deficient practice was identified for one of six residents reviewed for psychoactive medication use.”
The surveyors documented observation of a resident “in a recliner in the dining room. The resident smiled, laughed, and spoke, but the speech was unintelligible. The surveyor observed the resident self-feeding.” The resident was later observed ambulating in the hallway.
The survey team reviewed the resident’s Medical Records that showed upon admission, there “was no Physician ordered psychoactive medications. The next chronological [documentation] indicated the resident was admitted [to the facility] via a stretcher. The note indicated the resident was restless, anxious, aggressive, and had received 2 mg of anti-anxiety medication [while] at the hospital.”
The next documentation shows that the nursing staff had difficulty obtaining vital signs “due to the resident’s aggressive behavior.” However, subsequent admission notes indicated that “the resident had no behavioral issues and the second note indicated behaviors had been observed but did not indicate at what time they occurred or what had transpired between the two notes.”
A follow-up notation shows that the resident was given anti-anxiety medication as needed for agitation. One note “indicated the resident was very anxious and had increased agitation.” However, the documentation does not include information “about what non-pharmacological interventions had been attempted, how long the resident’s behaviors persisted in how significant the behaviors were [before] administration of an intramuscular [injectable antianxiety medication].”
There was also no documentation to indicate [that the resident] was experiencing significant behaviors warranting the use of an injectable drug.”
According to investigators, the “facility failed to follow Physician’s orders, notify the Physician when necessary and provide [care according to] professional standards of clinical practice.” The deficient practice by the nursing staff was identified for one resident whose “drug regimens were reviewed.”
The nursing home “failed to provide timely and appropriate care and services in response to an unwitnessed fall resulting in injury and to an identified dental need. The deficient practice was identified [for one resident] reviewed for falls, who experienced a delay in treatment of [their medical needs].”
The facility “failed to adhere to appropriate infection control protocols.” The surveyors observed the Director of Nursing entering “the second-floor dining room and walked over to the sink [to] wash her hands for six seconds and then turned [off the water] with her bare right hand” increasing the potential risk of the spread of infection and cross-contamination.
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