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NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
Was your loved one mistreated while living in a Warren County nursing facility? Are you concerned that they were the victims of abuse or neglect at the hands of caregivers or other residents? If so, contact the Tennessee Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal help.
Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has represented many nursing home victims and can assist your family, too. We provide every client with a free initial consultation to discuss their case and determine the best legal options to proceed. Call now so we can begin working on your case today.NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center
This nursing center is a "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services and cares to residents of McMinnville and Warren County, Tennessee. The 115-certified bed long-term care nursing home is located at:
928 Old Smithville Rd
McMinnville, Tennessee 37110
NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric 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 $9,917 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of Tennessee 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.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center for $9,917 on May 09, 2018, citing substandard care.
This nursing facility self-reported a serious problem over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Tennessee Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationMcMinnville Tennessee Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Tennessee 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 two out of five stars, including three 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 Assist Those Residents Who Need Total Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming, and Personal and Oral Hygiene – citation #F312 date April 19, 2017
- Failure to Provide a Safe, Appropriate Pain Management Plan of Care for a Resident Who Requires Those Services – citation #F697 date May 9, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to provide assistance for toileting for [one resident] reviewed for incontinence care.” The investigation involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident whose medical record and Nurse Summary Report revealed the resident “did not have any excoriation or pressure ulcers.”
The state investigators observed the resident just before noon on April 17, 2017, in the resident’s room. At that time, there was “a strong odor present.” The following morning at 9:03 AM the investigators observed and interviewed the resident in the resident’s room. At that time, “[the resident] was lying in bed and a strong odor was present.” The interview revealed “she had urinated, and the staff rolled up a blanket and placed it between [the resident’s] upper thighs.”
During the interview it was revealed that “the nurses [placed the rolled-up blanket between her legs] to catch the urine.” During an interview with the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) it was revealed that there was “a strong odor of urine.” The Director of Nursing confirmed “the strong odor was urine and the rolled-up blanket was not to be used.” The Director also confirmed that “the facility failed to provide activities of daily living care for [the resident] and failed to follow facility policy.”
The facility “failed to ensure Physician ordered pain medication was available for [one resident] in patient-controlled medications” using a pump to administer their own pain medication. Additionally, the facility’s failure “to ensure the pain medication was available on two occasions between May 4, 2018, and May 7, 2018, resulted in an increase in pain and harm to [the resident].”
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center? Contact the Tennessee nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Warren County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including McMinnville.
You will not be charged to discuss your case with our legal team during an initial, free case review. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means that you will owe us nothing until we have secured financial compensation on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.