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Monrovia Post Acute Nursing Center
Lawyers for Injured & Abused at Monrovia Post Acute Nursing Center
Do you suspect that your loved one is being mistreated while living in a Los Angeles County nursing facility? Are you concerned that their injuries are the result of negligence by the nursing staff, physical assault by other patients, or physical, verbal, or sexual abuse by others?
If so, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers can work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages.
Monrovia Post Acute Nursing Center
This facility is an 82-certified bed "for-profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Duarte and Los Angeles County, California. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
1220 E. Huntington Drive
Duarte, California 91010
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Monrovia Post Acute Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound 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.
Fined $1,991 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal agencies and the State of California have a legal responsibility to monitor every nursing facility. If serious violations are identified, the government can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the resident was harmed or could have been harmed by the deficiency.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Monrovia Post Acute Nursing Center for $1,991 on October 26, 2016, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on October 26, 2016, due to a lack of quality care.
This nursing facility received twelve complaints and self-reported three 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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Duarte California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and California Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all citations and violations.
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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date September 15, 2017
- Failure to Provide Necessary Care and Services to Maintain the Highest Well-Being of Every Resident – citation #F309 date September 15, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to thoroughly investigate and report [timely] an injury of unknown origin to the Licensing and Certification Agency.” This “deficient practice had the potential to put the resident’s safety at risk.”
The state investigative team reviewed the resident’s Clinical Record, indicating that the patient “sustained an abrasion (area damage by scraping or wearing away) to his forehead” at 9:15 PM. The resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment shows that the resident “had limited ability to make concrete requests and responded adequately to simple and direct communication only.” The resident’s “vision was highly impaired.”
The document shows that the resident requires extensive assistance “in bed mobility, transfers, walking in the room, walking in the corridors, dressing and personal hygiene.” A review of the resident’s SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) shows that the resident was noted with an “abrasion on the forehead. The resident was unable to recall what happened and how he sustained the abrasion on his forehead.”
The facility Director of Nursing stated that the incident “happened before she started working at the facility” but that the event “was unwitnessed and is considered an injury of unknown origin and should have been reported to the Department of Public Health for an investigation.” The Director indicated that “there was no documented evidence that the facility fully investigated the incident.”
The facility “failed to provide the necessary care and services to [one resident] and the facility staff failed to accurately assess, monitor, and document [a resident’s] rashes. This deficient practice had the potential to result in worsening of the resident’s rashes.”
The resident’s Skin Condition Record indicated that there were scratch marks and small red bumps on the chest area. The resident stated during an interview that “she had been itching even before she was admitted to the facility [and said that] she felt like there were bugs all over her arms and back.”
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Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Monrovia Post Acute 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 Los Angeles County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Duarte.
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