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ManorCare Health Services - Imperial Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia. The 128-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
1719 Bellevue Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227
ManorCare Health Services - Imperial Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, ManorCare Health Services - Imperial Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long-term care and outpatient rehabilitation.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the state of Virginia and federal agencies penalize nursing homes by denying reimbursement payments from Medicare or imposing monetary fines anytime the facility is cited for a severe violation of established regulations and rules that harm or could harm residents.
The nursing home received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Virginia Department of Health Professionals Complaint Website.
Richmond Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Virginia and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation #s880 date December 20, 2018
The state investigators determined the facility failed to “follow infection control practices for [one resident].” Specifically, “the facility failed to follow infection control practices during a dressing change for [a resident and failed] to maintain infection control practices for the maintenance of [that resident’s] bed mattress.”
The surveyors noted that the mattress had “a large rip on the top right side at the seam. In one incident, the resident was coded as having an indwelling urinary catheter and feeding tube. A Registered Nurse (RN) was observed changing the resident’s suprapubic catheter drain line and gastronomy tube.
During the treatment, the RN “put on her gloves and proceeded to remove the dressing from the resident’s suprapubic catheter. She placed the removed dressing on the nightstand [then] proceeded to remove the dressing from [the resident’s] gastronomy tube and put the removed dressing in her gloves as she removed them to discard the gloves.”
While providing suprapubic catheter care and gastronomy tube care, the RN “did not change her gloves and proceeded to clean around the insertion site of the gastronomy tube. She then placed the second drainage sponge around the insertion site of the gastronomy tube.”
The surveyors asked the RN if gloves should be changed “between two different dressing sites?” The RN responded, “Yes, we should change gloves.”
In a separate summary statement of deficiencies dated April 28, 2016, investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to provide care and services [to] prevent the development of a pressure ulcer.” The comprehensive investigation involved a resident admitted to the facility as being identified “at risk for the development of a pressure ulcer.”
The survey team interviewed a Registered Nurse (RN) regarding the admission nursing assessment and the risk the resident had to develop a pressure ulcer. The RN stated that she had completed the resident’s “admission skin assessment but had not done the pressure ulcer risk assessment. She stated another facility nurse had completed the risk assessment [and that the] resident did not have any pressure areas when she was admitted.”
The resident developed a facility-acquired sacral wound measuring 3.5 cm wide x 6.4 cm long x 0.0 cm deep.
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