Information & Ratings on ManorCare Health Services Care Center, Appleton, Wisconsin
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This long-term care facility is a 104-certified bed "for profit" home providing services and cares to residents of Appleton and Outagamie County, Wisconsin. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
1335 S Oneida St
Appleton, Wisconsin 54915
ManorCare Health Services Care Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, ManorCare Health Services Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes outpatient therapy, wound care, pulmonary care, oncology services, orthopedic and joint replacement services, diabetic care, stroke, and neurological care, and cardiac care.
Both the federal government and the state of Wisconsin can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility that has been found to have violated the established nursing home rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against ManorCare Health Services Care Center for $14,087 on December 22, 2016, citing substandard care. This nursing facility also received eight complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations.
Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Wisconsin long-term care home from various online publically available sources including the 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date June 20, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date March 1, 2018
- Failure to Implement Gradual Dose Reductions (GDR) and Non-Pharmacological Interventions Involving Psychotropic Medications – citation #F758 date March 1, 2018
According to the state survey team, “the facility did not maintain an infection control program designed to prevent the development and transmission of disease and infection.” The staff “did not appropriately cleanse hands during the provision of perineal cares for [two residents].”
The survey team observed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) providing perineal care to a resident without following established protocols including washing or sanitizing hands. The CNA verified “hands were not washed or sanitized after glove removal and stated hand should be washed or sanitized after the removal of gloves [as well as before] touching a shared item.”
The nursing home “did not ensure [four residents] reviewed for pressure injury (PI) and pressure injury risk receives the necessary services to promote healing or prevent pressure injuries from developing.” The investigation determined that one resident “currently has three pressure injuries. The facility did not consistently float [that resident’s heels per their] Plan of Care.”
A second resident “was at risk for the development of pressure injuries and had an open area on the right heel.” The resident “was observed with heels [that were] not free-floating. The facility did not provide [that resident] with heels lift boots until the evening of February 26, 2017, and a pressure redistribution cushion was not supplied by the facility” until the following day.
A third resident “was at risk for the development of pressure injuries and had a reddened blanchable areas on both buttocks upon admission. The facility did not consistently conduct skin assessments per facility policy and [the resident’s] Plan of Care.”
A fourth resident “was at risk for the development of pressure injuries and was directed to be repositioned every two hours.” However, the resident “was observed not to be repositioned every two hours per their Care Plan.”
The nursing home “did not ensure assessment, care planning, monitoring and rationale for [medications were not] unnecessary medications.” In one case, the resident was prescribed and anti-excited drug (clonazepam) on an as-needed basis. However, there was “no Physician rationale given for the continued ‘as needed’ use of this medication.”
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