Information & Ratings on Our Lady's Center For Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Pleasantville, New Jersey
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This long-term care home is a "for profit" 214-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Pleasantville and Atlantic County, New Jersey. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1100 Clematis Ave
Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232
Our Lady's Center For Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Our Lady Center for Rehab & Health Care Center offers other services. The services include long-term care, short-term care, hospice, respite, palliative care, and therapeutic recreation.
Both New Jersey and the federal government can impose a monetary fine or deny payments through Medicare when a nursing facility has been found to violate established regulations and rules. The higher the monetary fine, the more serious the violation is that likely harmed or could have harmed one or more residents.
Over the last three years, federal regulators imposed an $8125 fine against Our Lady Center for Rehab & Health Care Center on August 29, 2017, citing substandard care. Additional information concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the New Jersey Division of Aging Website.Pleasantville New Jersey Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the New Jersey 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 one out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide and Implement an Infection Protection and Control Program – citation date October 12, 2018
- Verify That a Nurse Aide Has Been Trained According to Acceptable Standards – citation date October 12, 2018
The “facility failed to follow appropriate infection control procedures for the use of antibiotics” involving one resident “reviewed for urinary tract infection and the implementation of an effective infection control program.”
Documentation shows that three urine samples were obtained from a resident and sent to the lab with results revealing that the resident “had an organism called Providencia Stuartii” in their urine. Other lab work shows that the resident had elevated white blood cells. The resident received an antibiotic to treat the urinary tract infection (UTI) per Physician’s orders with no adverse effects.
The surveyors interviewed the Assistant Director of Nursing who is serving as the facility Infection Preventionist while in the presence of the Director of Nursing. The investigators asked the Assistant Director about “the facility’s monthly Outcome Surveillance that was conducted for the resident’s with infections.” However, the infectious resident with a urinary tract infection was not on the list “as receiving an antibiotic to treat the UTI.”
When asked, the Assistant Director was unable to state why the resident’s name was missing from the list and did not know “the type of organism that prompted the antibiotic use for [the resident].”
According to investigators, the “facility failed to ensure that all Certified Nursing Staff required by the facility had certifications in good standing. The deficient practice occurred to [one employee] hired within the last four months and was listed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).”
The survey team reviewed the employee’s personnel file that “did not have proof that the registry for nurses’ aide’s certification was checked to ensure that her certification was in good standing.” The survey team interviewed a Human Resource Staff Member who stated that the CNA “was terminated on October 1, 2018, because [the CNA] was not certified within the required 120 days.”
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