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Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
Is it your responsibility to protect your loved one from neglect or abuse while they reside in a nursing facility? Are you concerned that they are showing indicators of mistreatment? If so, contact the Kentucky Nursing Home Law Center attorneys for immediate legal intervention. Our legal team of lawyers have aided many families residing in Bell County nursing homes and can help your family too.
Contact us now to ensure for immediate protection to ensure your loved one lives a life of dignity and respect. We use the law to hold those responsible for causing the harm legally accountable.Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
This Medicare/Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for profit" facility providing services and cares to residents of Pineville and Bell County, Kentucky. The 115-certified bed long-term care (LTC) nursing home is located at:
39 Ferndale Apartments Road
Pineville, Kentucky, 40977
Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around-the-clock skilled nursing care, Mountain View Nursing and Rehab Center offers rehabilitation and therapy services and clinical services.
The investigators for the state 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.
Over the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed a monetary fine of $68,367 against Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on August 18, 2016, citing substandard care. Also, the facility received fourteen formally filed complaints and self-reported one serious issue that all resulted in citations. Review more information on penalties and fines on the Kentucky Department of Health Care Nursing Home Reporting Website concerning this nursing facility.Pineville Kentucky Nursing Home Safety Concerns
A list of dangerous hazards, safety concerns, health violations, incident inquiries, opened investigations, and filed complaints on statewide long-term care homes can be reviewed on Kentucky Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov database websites. Many families use this data to determine the best facility to place a loved one who requires the highest level of hygiene assistance and skilled health care.
According to Medicare, the facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures. The Bell County neglect attorneys at the Nursing Home Law Center have found serious deficiencies and safety concerns at Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center that include:
- Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care and Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation date June 14, 2018
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date June 14, 2018
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce a Program That Investigates, Controls and Keeps Infection from Spreading – citation date May 25, 2017
According to investigators, the facility failed to ensure the two residents received care and treatment to prevent/treat pressure ulcers.” The nursing staff “failed to ensure staff utilized clean gloves during a dressing change for pressure ulcer [one resident’s] sacrum.” A review of a second resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment revealed that the resident had “three Stage II pressure ulcers and was at risk for pressure ulcers.”
According to the state survey team, the nursing home “failed to maintain an effective infection control program designed to provide a safe, sanitary and comfortable environment.” The nursing home also failed to “help prevent the development and transmission of communicable diseases and infections” for four residents.
Failure to Implement a Program That Monitors Antibiotic Use – citation date June 14, 2018
The facility received a citation for a violation due to their failure “to have an effective antibiotic stewardship program.” The surveyors reviewed a resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment and medical records that revealed” “no evidence of a repeat vaginal culture had been ordered or obtained to ensure the infection was adequately treated by the antibiotic ordered and no evidence of antibiotic monitoring as required.”
The state surveyors begin an investigation over a deficiency that involved the facility’s failure “to ensure hand hygiene procedures were performed by staff involved in direct resident contact.” two staff members “failed to perform hand washing procedures after providing peri-care” for a resident.
Do you suspect that your grandparent, parent or spouse died prematurely or suffered serious injury while a resident at Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center? If so, contact us today! The Kentucky nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 can help. Our network of attorneys fights aggressively on behalf of Bell County victims of mistreatment living in long-term facilities including nursing homes in Pineville.
We provide every client with a “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This guarantee ensures that your family will owe us nothing if we are unable to obtain compensation on your behalf.