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ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
For many family members, detecting abuse and neglect in a nursing facility can be challenging at best, especially if your loved one has symptoms that mask the typical effects of mistreatment. In many cases, friends and family will mistake the natural progression of the aging process or a debilitating disease when actual abuse or neglect is occurring.
If you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment or died unexpectedly while living in a Baltimore City County nursing facility, contact the Maryland Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases just like yours, and we can help your family too. Call us now so we can begin working on your case today to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages.ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Baltimore and Baltimore City County, Maryland. The 120-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
4669 Falls Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21209
ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Nursing Centera
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long-term care.
The inspectors and surveyors for Medicare and the state of Maryland have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services any time a nursing home is cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Nursing Center for $13,588 on April 03, 2018, citing substandard care.
This nursing facility received seventeen complaints and self-reported fourteen serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Maryland Department of Health Complaint Website.
The state of Maryland and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date February 8, 2019
The state investigative team determined that “the facility staff failed to protect a resident from sexual abuse.” This “failure had the potential to affect all residents in the facility.” As a result, the investigators determined a finding of an Immediate Jeopardy.
The investigators reviewed the resident’s medical record revealing that the resident “had been discharged from the facility for inpatient psychiatric care from February 2, 2017, until February 23, 2017.” The hospital Physician Note indicated that the resident “had been wandering into other patients’ rooms and exposed himself to another resident.”
The resident’s current medical record dated February 4, 2019, indicated that the resident requires one on one staff observation. The resident “had a Care Plan with the focus of inappropriate dressing/undressing (found the resident in another resident (female) room with genitals exposed) related to cognitive impairment.”
However, “there was no documentation in the medical record that the resident was receiving a one-on-one staff observation.” Additionally, the facility Administrator confirmed that “facility staff failed to report an incident of alleged abuse that occurred on February 2, 2019, to the Office of Health Care Quality and the local police until February 5, 2019.”
In a separate summary statement dated January 24, 2018, it was determined that “the facility staff failed to report an allegation of abuse immediately to the Administrator of the facility.” This investigation revealed that a resident had told the nurse that they were accusing a Geriatric Nursing Assistant of “sexually inappropriate contact.”
Through statements obtained from the staff, “the facility investigation concluded that [the nurse told the supervisor] of the allegation of sexually inappropriate contact, but that [the Supervisor] failed to report the allegation to the facility Administrator or the Director of Nursing until fourteen hours after the event took place.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at ManorCare Health Services - Roland Park Nursing Center? Contact the Maryland nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Baltimore City County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Baltimore.
We provide every potential client a free initial case consultation and offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means you will not pay us anything until after we have secured a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.