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Information & Ratings on ManorCare Health Services - Richmond Nursing Center, Richmond, Virginia
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Many of the 1.5 million residents in nursing facilities in the U.S. are victims of mistreatment. In some cases, the nursing staff neglects these patients, or caregivers, visitors, employees, and other residents abuse, sexually assault or mistreat the patient.
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ManorCare Health Services - Richmond Nursing Center
This long-term care home is a "for-profit" 194-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
2125 Hilliard Road
Richmond, Virginia 23228
ManorCare Health Services - Richmond Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, ManorCare Health Services - Richmond Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long-term care and outpatient rehabilitation.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal and state investigators have a legal obligation to penalize any nursing home that violated a rule or regulation that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties typically include imposed monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services. Usually, the higher the violation, the higher the fine.
The nursing home received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Virginia Department of Health Professionals Complaint Website.
Richmond Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Virginia 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 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 Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date February 24, 2016
The state investigators determined that “the facility failed to implement interventions and provide assistance devices to prevent further skin tears and injuries for [one resident].” As a result, the resident “sustained a skin tear while self-propelling in his wheelchair.”
The “facility staff failed to implement interventions and failed to provide [the resident] with gloves to prevent further skin tears and injury.”
The investigators reviewed the resident’s Nurse’s Notes showing that the resident “sustained a skin tear to the right hand, specifically the second finger after self-propelling himself around the facility. The nursing staff cleansed the area and applied antibiotic ointment.”
Six days later, a subsequent Nurse’s Note indicated the resident had a skin alteration to the third right-hand finger. However, Physical Therapy did not provide gloves for the patient at this time.”
The survey team interviewed the injured resident and asked about the incident. The resident “showed the surveyor the inside portion of his right hand [that] contained two healed lesions, one on the third finger and one on the second finger of his right hand.”
The resident stated that “he hurt his hand while wheeling himself in his wheelchair. When asked if the facility therapy staff had been requested to evaluate him for the use of gloves, he stated: ‘Yes, but they said they could not do it. I know I should have been more forceful about it. I still think I need them, and they would do me good.’”
The resident stated, “But it is my fault. I should have been more forceful to ask them about it. I do not want to cut my hands anymore. I did not even know I was hurt the first time until I saw the blood running down my hands. But I am alright now.”
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) was interviewed regarding the skin tears and interventions necessary to “prevent further occurrences. She stated: ‘When a resident gets a skin tear, the nurse is responsible for updating the Care Plan. This [updating] would include any interventions to keep it from happening again. It might be Geri-sleeves or some other kind of protective device.”
The LPN verified that “it did not look like they did [anything] to protect him.”
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