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Maple Leaf Health Care Center
Many families have limited options of what to do when they can no longer provide care to a loved one in need of extensive medical treatments or hygiene assistance. Some families choose to relocate their loved one into a nursing home, believing that they will receive the best care in a safe, compassionate environment. Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs at many facilities throughout New Hampshire.
If your loved one was abused or neglected while residing in a Hillsborough County nursing facility, contact the New Hampshire Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your behalf to ensure that those responsible for causing the harm are held legally and financially accountable. We will use the law to ensure your family receives monetary compensation for your damages.Maple Leaf Health Care Center
This center is a 114-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Manchester and Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
198 Pearl Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Maple Leaf Health Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Maple Leaf Health Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
When investigators working for the federal government identify severe violations of nursing home rules and regulations, they can penalize the facility by a denial of payment for Medicare services or impose monetary fines.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationManchester New Hampshire Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the New Hampshire Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including three 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 Ensure Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Met Professional Standards of Quality – citation #F658 date May 3, 2019
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Prevention and Control Program – citation #F880 date May 3, 2019
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to follow Physician’s orders for [one resident] observed during medication administration.” The state investigators reviewed the resident’s Physician’s orders that included the administration of an adhesive patch that was to be removed after eight hours with the application at 8:00 AM and the removal at 4:00 PM.
The state surveyors interviewed a staff member who revealed that the medication patch “should have been removed at 4:00 PM on August 30” but was not.
The nursing home “failed to establish and file written policies and procedures for standard and transmission-based precautions on when and how isolation should be used for [one resident].” The Unit Manager stated that the resident was on precautions to treat a contagious medical condition.
State investigators made observations of the resident’s room that revealed staff member changed the resident’s bedsheets “with a gown hanging off the staff’s shoulders” at 10:20 AM on April 30, 2019. Twenty minutes later, housekeeping was in the resident’s room cleaning and mopping the floor around the resident’s bed while “not wearing a gown or gloves.”
By 1:50 PM that same day, two Licensed Nursing Assistants were observed in the resident’s room and “not wearing a gown or gloves.” One Nursing Assistant “removed the garbage bag from the trash container that contained used gloves and took it down the hallway to the soiled utility room.”
The following morning on May 1, 2019, at 8:30 AM, a staff member “went to deliver food to [the resident]. [The staff member] put food on top of the precaution cart in the hallway and put on a mask and brought the tray to [the resident] who was in bed.” The survey team reviewed the resident’s Care Plan dated April 29, 2019, that revealed “[the resident] is on contact precautions.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of harm, mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while residing at Maple Leaf Health Care Center? Contact the New Hampshire nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Hillsborough County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Manchester.
Our legal team offers every client a free, initial case consultation. Additionally, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means you do not owe us anything until we have secured a monetary compensation on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices concerning your financial recovery case will remain confidential.