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Mesa Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center
Do you suspect that the injury your loved one obtained while living in a Maricopa County nursing facility could have been prevented had the nursing staff followed the established procedures and protocols? Was there harm through resident-to-resident abuse or staff-to-resident negligence? If so, contact the Arizona Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for legal assistance.
Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to take quick legal action. We have handled cases like yours and can help your family, too. Contact us now so we can begin working on your case today to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages.Mesa Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center
This center is a 191-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Mesa and Maricopa County, Arizona. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
255 West Brown Road
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Mesa Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Mesa Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-stay care, IV (intravenous) therapy, respite care, hospice, wound care, dementia and memory care, colostomy care, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
Arizona nursing home regulators and federal inspectors have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home identified as violating rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. Typically, these penalties include monetary fines and denial for payment of medical services.
This nursing facility received one complaint and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Arizona Department of Economic Security Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationMesa Arizona Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Arizona 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 two out of five stars, including three 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 Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date December 11, 2017
The state investigator determined that “the facility failed to ensure [one resident] was free from staff-to-resident abuse.” The investigation involved a resident who “had short and long-term memory problems, rejected care and wandered.”
A review of the resident’s Current Care Plan indicated that the resident “had a history of physical behaviors of hitting, resisting care, pushing staff, and yelling, which were related to dementia.”
The Facility Investigation Report revealed that an Evening Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and the Night CNA “were completing room to room reports.” The staff “completed a witness statement for the investigation report” that revealed “upon entering the resident’s room, the resident was observed attempting to get out of bed.” Both staff members went to the resident’s room to get them back into bed.
One CNA stated, “when we entered the room, the resident “was observed attempting to get out of bed. The resident “immediately told [the staff member] to get out that he did not want her there.” The staff member “continued to enter the room and proceeded to put on gloves. While she was putting on gloves, the resident grabbed her arm and pushed her away.”
The other staff member “picked up a sheet and threw it in the resident’s face.” The reporting CNA stated that “I told her to stop, that I would take care of the resident.” The aggressive CNA “then stood behind the curtain and waited [for the assisting CNA] to finish.” At that time, “the resident saw her and again yelled at her to get out.”
The allegedly aggressive CNA “came from behind the curtain, picked up the sheet, and through it again at the resident’s face.” The allegedly aggressive CNA completed an investigation statement report that included “she threw the sheet at the resident two times, although she claims she did not intend to hit the resident, she did admit to throwing the sheet in his direction.”
The investigators determined that the facility failed to follow their Abuse Prohibition Standards of Practice policy that included “each resident has the right to be free from verbal, sexual, physical, and mental abuse, corporal punishment, and free from mistreatment.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at Mesa Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Arizona nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Maricopa County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Mesa.
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