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Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center
Attorneys for Injured & Abused at Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center
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Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center
This center is a 50-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Mentone and San Bernardino County, California. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
2278 Nice Street
Mentone, California 92359
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $44,962 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
California and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $21,131 fine on June 19, 2018, a $19,968 fine on October 23, 2017, and a $3,863 fine on January 26, 2017, for a total of $44,962.
This nursing facility received six complaints and self-reported ten serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Mentone California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of California 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 one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues, and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date August 7, 2018
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date March 16, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to report an allegation of physical abuse affecting [two residents] to the State Licensing Agency. This failure had the potential to affect the health and safety of the residents.”
The state investigative team observed and interviewed the resident and noted that “there were no visible signs of an injury.” The resident stated that “somebody punched her on the head [and that she] could not recall when or who punched her.”
A review of the resident’s clinical records indicated that the resident “was punched with a closed fist twice on her face by [another resident] at 5:50 PM in the dining room.” The Director of Staff Development confirmed that the resident “was punched by [another resident] twice on the head.”
The Director of Nursing stated that “she was responsible for reporting abuse to the State Licensing Agency. However, she was not able to provide documentation that the physical abuse was reported.” The Director “was not able to provide the facility’s policy and procedure regarding abuse reporting to the State Agency when requested.”
The facility “failed to ensure adequate screening of their potential employees [before] their date of hire was implemented.” The deficient practice affected one Licensed Vocational Nurse. This “failure had the potential for residents to be exposed to employees with a history of abuse or inappropriate behavior.”
The state investigative team and the facility Administrator reviewed one employee’s files that revealed the hire date and showed that “her pre-employment background check was done [two months] after she was hired.” The facility Administrator verified that the background check should have been completed before the licensed vocational nurse was hired.
Mistreated at Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center? We Can Help
Do you suspect that your loved one suffered harm, mistreatment, abuse, injury, or died prematurely while living at Mill Creek Manor Nursing Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent San Bernardino County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Mentone.
We do not charge for case evaluations and consultations. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we will postpone all of your payments for legal services until after we have secured a financial recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices concerning your monetary compensation case will remain confidential.