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Mooresville Center Nursing Home
Many families have limited options on how to ensure that their loved one receives the best care and choose to place them in a community nursing facility. Unfortunately, the incident rates of abuse and neglect occurring in nursing homes nationwide have risen significantly over the last few decades. Many patients become victims of mistreatment at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors, or other residents.
If your loved one suffered harm while living in an Iredell County nursing facility, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.Mooresville Center Nursing Home
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Mooresville and Iredell County, North Carolina. The 124-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
550 Glenwood Drive
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115
Mooresville Center Nursing Home
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Mooresville Center Nursing Home 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.
Fined $236,835 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of North Carolina and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, the higher the penalty, the more egregious the problem.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Mooresville Center Nursing Home, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $229,942 fine on June 20, 2018, and a $6,893 fine on January 05, 2018, for a total of $236,835. During this time, Medicare denied payment on two occasions due to a lack of quality care.
The nursing home received twelve complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the North Carolina Department of HHS Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationMooresville North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the North Carolina 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 one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three 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 June 20, 2018
The state investigators determined that “the facility failed to protect a resident from a significant injury of unknown origin.” The resident “was discovered to have a bruise on his right arm and chest and was sent to the emergency room.”
While in the ER, “it was discovered he also had a right chest wall hematoma (a collection of blood outside the blood vessels), right lung contusion (the type of hematoma in which blood has escaped from ruptured capillaries usually due to trauma),” and a mild compression fracture of the spine.
The investigators initiated an Immediate Jeopardy that was present and ongoing” associated with the severely, cognitively impaired resident’s injured condition. A review of the resident’s Care Plan dated May 22, 2018, revealed that the resident “requires limited to extensive assistance for activities of daily living due to cognitive loss/dementia.”
The Care Plan revealed interventions including “Geri sleeves to bilateral arms and transfers requiring extensive assistance [by] utilizing a gait belt and one to two-person assistance.” Additionally, the staff is guided to use a “sit to stand lift if needed.”
A review of the Initial Allegation Report dated May 25, 2018, revealed that the resident “had an injury of unknown source that included a bruise to the right-side rib area and right upper/inner arm.” The incident had been reported to the local law enforcement agency that day.
A detective assigned to the case dated on that day that “one of his officers responded to the call made by the resident’s family member from the facility. He responded to the facility was made aware by the family that something had happened to her family member.”
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Mooresville Center Nursing Home? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Iredell County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Mooresville.
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