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Information & Ratings on Milcrest Nursing Center, Marysville, Ohio
Unfortunately, many residents in nursing facilities become victims of mistreatment, abuse, and neglect at the hands of caregivers, visitors or other patients. Sometimes, the nursing home staff members failed to provide adequate supervision or train their employees which inevitably leads to substandard care.
If your loved one was mistreated while residing in a Union County nursing facility, contact the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages. Time is of the essence. All necessary paperwork must be filed in the appropriate county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.Milcrest Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for profit" center providing services to residents of Marysville and Union County, Ohio. The 137-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
730 Milcrest Drive
Marysville, Ohio 43040
Milcrest Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Milcrest Nursing Center offers other services. These services include memory care, assisted living options, long-term care, and rehabilitative care including physical, speech and occupational therapies.
It is a legal responsibility of state and federal investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Milcrest Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $139,797 fine on February 06, 2018, and a $6,500 fine on July 27, 2017, for a total of $146,297.
The nursing home also received one complaint and self-reported one serious problem over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Marysville Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Ohio 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 one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure That a Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent – citation– citation #F689 date May 29, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to maintain railing, ramps and fire blanket storage boxes, thus presenting a potential hazard to residents. This [failure] had the potential to [affect nine residents] who currently smoke at the facility.”
The survey team observed the facility smoking area and walkway to the smoking area. Then noticed the “railing around the smoke area was rusted through on the bottom beside the steel ramp leading to the smoking area. The railing was very unstable and would sway with the slightest touch. The railing pillars were rusted completely through the were no longer attached to the cement. This was the only handrail available in this area and by the ramp.”
The surveyors observed, “a red metal box containing a fire blanket in the smoking area [that] was rusted through on the bottom, and when opened, the fire blanket was stuck to the bottom of the metal box and unable to be used.”
The facility Maintenance Director verified these problems and confirmed: “that these were both potential hazards for residents who would use these areas.” This deficiency “is an incidental finding discovered through the investigation of Complaint Number OH 93.”
In a separate summary statement dated January 19, 2017, the nursing home “failed to ensure side rails to the resident's bed fit properly to avoid a potential safety concern.” This failure affected three residents at the facility.
In one case, surveyors observed a “loose side rail to the right side of [a resident’s] bed, which had a piece of plywood attached the bottom of the side rail and placed underneath the mattress.” At that time, there was no longer side rail to the resident's bed.”
The survey team interviewed the Maintenance Director who revealed that the resident’s “side rail was removed from her bed due to the bolts being stripped, which made the side rails loose and not fitting the bed properly.” The Director “voiced he had replaced the side rail [on January 18, 2017].” A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) revealed that the resident “used her side rails for turning and repositioning.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Milcrest Nursing Center? Contact the Ohio nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Union County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Marysville.
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