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Information & Ratings on Muskogee Nursing Center, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Mistreating senior citizens living in nursing homes is an unacceptable, reprehensible, and disgraceful action done by the hands of caregivers, visitors, and other patients. Many families relocate their loved one into the nursing home believing that they will receive the highest level of care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse are an all too common occurrence that leaves victims harmed, injured, or dead.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Muskogee County nursing facility, contact the Oklahoma Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you are financially compensated for your monetary damages.Muskogee Nursing Center
This long-term care facility is a 58-certified bed "for profit" home providing services and cares to residents of Muskogee and Muskogee County, Oklahoma. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
602 North M Street
Muskogee, Oklahoma 74403
The state of Oklahoma and the federal government have a legal responsibility for monitoring every nursing home. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or hold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Muskogee Nursing Center for $25,320 on December 01, 2016, citing substandard care.
Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Oklahoma 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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date December 1, 2016
According to state investigators, “an Immediate Jeopardy situation was determined to exist due to the facility’s failure to ensure the residents were free from abuse and protected from abuse.” The failure by the nursing home involved six residents.
Documentation shows that one resident “was verbally abused on multiple occasions.” Two other residents “called that resident fat, a [***], a cow, and said, ‘oink, oink’ as the resident would pass by on multiple occasions.” The “remarks were stated in the common area and were heard by the staff and other residents.”
The documentation shows that “the staff stated other residents would laugh at her [and that] the resident would cry and begin to isolate herself. The resident stated she kept herself in her room for fear of harm.”
The resident told the investigators that “her family did not come to visit her very often due to the situation in the facility. The resident stated she felt she needed to leave the facility.” A Nurse’s Note dated November 11, 2016, documents that “the resident discharged from the facility to relocate to another nursing home.”
A different resident “reported allegations of verbal and physical abuse and sexual harassment by [two residents at the facility].” The resident stated that another resident “played loud music and had used foul language which included ‘GD this and GD that.’ The resident stated [a third resident] had pushed her on the shoulder and she reported this to the Social Service Director and Activity Coordinator. The resident stated that [the physically abusive resident] told the men not to talk to her because she was a ‘dick sucker” and said these things right in front of other residents.”
The allegedly verbally and physically abused resident stated that “she had a hard time holding up her head and the comments made her feel uncomfortable around other men. The resident stated it made her upset and she wanted to cry [and said that] she reported these comments to the Activity Person.”
The allegedly verbally and physically abused resident stated that another resident “had wanted to touch the resident’s breasts and private areas, but she would not let him, and now he called her names. The resident stated older people could not go outside because these residents were outside partying. The resident stated that when she voiced her concerns, the staff ignored the complaints.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Muskogee Nursing Center? Contact the Oklahoma nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Muskogee County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Muskogee.
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