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Information & Ratings on Mccrea Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Alliance, Ohio
Many families throughout Ohio have no other option than to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure that they receive the highest level of hygiene care and medical treatment. However, when the establishment does not provide that service due to a lack of supervision or dangerous employee, it often results in mistreatment, abuse, and neglect.
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This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for profit" center providing services to residents of Alliance and Mahoning and Stark County, Ohio. The 136-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
2040 McCrea Street
Alliance, Ohio 44601
McCrea Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, McCrea Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. These services include peritoneal dialysis care, wound care, IV (intravenous) medication administration, pain management, medication management, and comprehensive rehabilitation care including physical, speech and occupational therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government has the legal authority to penalize any nursing facility that violates rules and regulations. These penalties include monetary fines and denial of payment for Medicare services. High monetary fines usually indicate extremely severe violations that harmed or could have harmed residents.
The nursing home also received five complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Alliance Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Ohio 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Responsible Party of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F157 date March 17, 2017
According to state surveyors, the facility did not notify the Physician of changing episodes in the resident’s condition. The deficient practice involved to residents “reviewed for unnecessary medications.”
The investigative team reviewed a resident’s Physician’s orders to “call the Physician of blood sugar is less than 60 mg/dL or greater than 3050 mg/dL.” The resident’s Certified Nurse Practitioner Progress Note revealed: “due to an underlying condition with kidney complications, [the resident] had been running low glucose.”
The Nurse Practitioner Plans included lowering the resident’s medications, stopping the sliding-scale coverage from determining the amount of insulin necessary and “continue monitoring glucose and call if less than 70 mg/dL or greater than 350 mg/dL.”
When the investigators reviewed the resident’s Medication Administration Record, it was revealed the resident “had had a blood sugar of 50 mg/dL. There were not Nurse Progress Notes or documentation of nursing interventions.” On February for 2017, a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) “went to the resident’s room and found the resident unresponsive. The STNA yell for help and a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) rushed to the room and checked his blood sugar which was 28 mg/dL.”
The LPN obtain the resident’s medication and administer the incident to the resident intramuscularly. “10 minutes later, the resident’s blood sugar dropped to 20 mg/dL. The LPN raised the resident’s head and removed the resident’s clothes which were drenched with sweat, yelling his name to arouse him.” The LPN then “checked his blood sugar and it was 25 mg/dL and 30 mg/dL. Twenty minutes later, he returned to 53 mg/dL.”
At that time, the resident began regaining consciousness, opened his eyes and started speaking with the STNA and LPN. The LPN then contacted the Certified Nurse Practitioner and received a new order “to send the resident to the emergency room to be evaluated and treated. When the ambulance transportation service arrived, the resident refused to be transported to the emergency room.”
On multiple occasions, there were no notations in the MAR that the Physician had been notified of a change in the resident’s condition involving blood sugar levels outside of the stated parameters. A review of the facility’s policy included “repeating the blood glucose levels every fifteen minutes, assess probable cause, notify the Physician and document the episode, probable cause and treatment in the nursing notes.”
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