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Information & Ratings on New Albany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Albany, Indiana
Many of the 1.5 million residents in nursing facilities in the U.S. are victims of mistreatment. In some cases, the nursing staff neglects these patients, or caregivers, visitors, employees, and other residents abuse, sexually assault or mistreat the patient.
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This long-term care center is a 122-certified bed "county government-owned nonprofit" home providing services to residents of New Albany and Floyd County, Indiana. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
201 E. Elm St
New Albany, Indiana 47150
New Albany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, New Albany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes long-term care, physical therapy, Rehab to Home, and restorative care including occupational, physical and speech therapies.
The state of Indiana and the federal government are legally responsible for monitoring each nursing home and imposing monetary fines and denying payments through Medicare if serious violations have been identified. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation is severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against New Albany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $19,943 fine on September 01, 2017, and a $12,886 fine on November 09, 2016, for a total of $32,829.
This nursing facility also received nineteen complaints and self-reported four serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Indiana Nursing Home Report Cards Website.
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Indiana long-term care home from various online publically available sources including the Department of Public Health website and Medicare.gov.
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 date #F600 July 31, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to ensure a resident was free from verbal abuse.” According to the incident report dated July 27, 2018, the resident grabbed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by the shirt collar and the CNA “was verbally abusive to the resident.”
The facility conducted multiple interviews related to the incident and concluded that “the resident grabbed and cursed at [the CNA].” The report indicates that the resident grabbed the CNA by the collar and stated that “you cannot talk to me like that.” The CNA stated that “you are not going to put your f***ing hands on me. The Aide was very unprofessional. As the Aide walked off, she gave the resident the finger, and the resident gave her the finger back.”
The investigator stated that before writing anything down, the CNA came in the office the next morning and “wanted to know why the f***I had not sent out the resident for abusing her. She was very hateful towards me. I asked her to tell me exactly what happened. She told me the resident was upset because I could not take her to smoke.”
The CNA told the investigator that “she grabbed my collar, so I removed her hands and told her she was not going to put her f***ing hands on me.” The investigator asked the CNA “if she used the word f***ing and she said, ‘Yes, ain’t no one going to put their f***ing hands on me. She then stormed out of the office. I got the Assistant Director of Nursing, and we went to find her and told her she was suspended pending an investigation, and I would call her, at which time she was escorted off the property.”
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