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The Oasis at Adrian Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
This facility is a "for profit" 120-certified bed long term care center providing cares and services to residents of Adrian and Lenawee County, Michigan. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:
130 Sand Creek Hwy
Adrian, Michigan 49221
The Oasis at Adrian Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, The Oasis at Adrian Rehabilitation & Nursing Center offers other services. These services include stroke care, hospice, palliative care, pain management, tracheostomy care, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, wound care, pressure ulcer treatment, respite care, psychiatric care, and stroke care.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Michigan and federal government agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines or denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies.
Over the last three years, federal investigators have imposed for monetary penalties against The Oasis at Adrian Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. These penalties include a $13,816 fine on June 15, 2017, $16,656 fine on March 30, 2017, a massive $103,000 fine on November 11, 2016, and a $14,376 fine on November 11, 2016, for a total of $148,306. During that time, Medicare denied payment on June 15, 2017, and November 11, 2016, citing substandard care.
The nursing home also received eighteen formally filed complaints and self-reported eleven significant issues that all resulted in citations. Additional information about penalties and fines can be on the Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Nursing Home Reporting Website.
Adrian Michigan Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Michigan and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
According to Medicare, this 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.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident, the Resident’s Doctor or Family Members of a Change in the Resident’s Condition Including a Decline in Their Health or Injury – citation date August 16, 2018
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from Separation from Other Residents, Their Room, or Confined to the Room – citation date March 30, 2018
According to state surveyors, the facility “failed to timely notify the Physician of changes in blood pressure, confusion, vaginal drainage, refusals to ambulate, changes in urine, and delayed urinalysis completion for [a resident].” The deficient practice resulted “in Amber/cloudy colored urine, hypotensive/hypertensive episodes, urinary tract infection with positive urine cultures.”
A review of the resident’s Progress Notes documented numerous changes in medical condition including generalized weakness, not feeling well, weakness with mobility, loose stools, refusing to get out of bed, refusing restorative ambulation, and a noted green discharge.”
Notations showed that the resident had “high heart rate, fever, shipping, or feeling very cold, confusion, disorientation, extreme pain or discomfort, and clammy or sweaty skin.” The resident was transferred to the local hospital via Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after being found lying on the floor at the nursing home. EMS began chest compressions before transportation to the hospital. The cause of death was determined “chronic urinary tract infection associated with adjacent abscess and localized peritonitis.”
The nursing home “failed to prevent [one resident] from involuntary seclusion resulting in psychosocial harm and resulting in [the resident] being fearful and potentially having psychosocial effects.” The incident involved a resident who displays “signs and symptoms of mood distress such as anxiety, restlessness, hallucinations, rejection of care and agitation.”
Documentation shows that a CNA stated that she did not know where the resident was who was found “screaming in a room.” A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) asked the CNA why “she put him back there.” The resident stated that he “did not know why he was put back there, was confused about his whereabouts asking how she got the key and thought he was locked in.”
Documentation shows that the resident “was sitting in his Broda chair, with the TV on, and no call light within reach.” The CNA said that “the room door was shut, and she had to unlatch it to open it.”
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Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect or abuse while living at The Oasis at Adrian Rehabilitation and Nursing Center? Contact the Michigan nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Lenawee victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Adrian.
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