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Information & Ratings on Oakhill Manor Care Center, Louisville, Ohio
There are over one million Americans currently living in nursing facilities nationwide. Many of these individuals are someone’s grandparents, mothers, fathers, siblings, and children who received care by medical professionals trained to follow established procedures and protocols. Unfortunately, mistreatment and neglect still occur in many facilities throughout the United States.
If your loved one was harmed while residing in a Stark County nursing facility, contact the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages. We can begin working on your case today.Oakhill Manor Care Center
This nursing facility is a "for profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Louisville and Stark County, Ohio. The 139-certified bed long-term care center is located at:
4466 Lynnhaven Avenue NE
Louisville, Ohio 44641
The state of Ohio and the federal government are legally responsible for monitoring each nursing home and imposing monetary fines or 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 thirty-six months, investigators imposed four monetary penalties against Oakhill Manor Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $15,000 fine on January 23, 2018, a $17,550 fine on August 17, 2017, a $4,089 fine on February 01, 2017, and a $119,384 fine on June 23, 2016, for a total of $156,023.
The nursing home also received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Louisville Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and Ohio 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 one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care and Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date August 9, 2018
- Failure to Ensure That Every Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Accidents – citation #F689 date August 9, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure pressure ulcer interventions were implemented for [one resident] reviewed for quality of care.” The survey team observed the resident lying in bed during a tour of the facility. The resident “complained of pain and of her mattress being uncomfortable.” The state survey team looked at the mattress pump at the foot of the bed “which was not operating.”
The survey team asked the resident’s permission to touch the mattress that was observed to be low on air “with the bed frame able to be felt through the mattress.” At that time, a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) deliver the resident’s “breakfast and verify the mattress was not properly inflated and discovered it was unplugged.”
The resident stated that “her discomfort on the mattress began around 7:00 AM” or about 1.5 hours earlier. The state survey team reviewed the resident’s medical records and Plan of Care that revealed a Stage I pressure ulcer to the coccyx. The documentation indicated the resident “had the potential for alteration and skin integrity related to bowel incontinence and decreased mobility. Interventions include using a pressure reducing mattress on the bed to promote comfort and prevent skin breakdown.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure [one resident] reviewed for quality of care had fall interventions implemented.” A review of the resident’s Fall Risk Evaluation indicated that the resident “was at high risk for falls. Risk factors included [disorientating] a person, place, and time at all times, a history of three or more falls in the past three months.” The resident “was chair bound and had balance problems while standing or walking.”
During the investigation, the resident “was observed being assisted to a standing position by the Director of Nursing and an unidentified female staff member. There was no Dycem [non-slip pad] in the resident’s wheelchair.” The female staff member assisting the resident in standing stated that the non-slid pad “was also removed from the chair the other day. This deficiency substantiates Complaint Number OH 298.”
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