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Owenton Center Nursing Home
Mistreatment, abuse, and neglect in nursing facilities are often the result of the nursing staff or other caregivers not providing the resident care according to established standards of quality. Their inappropriate behavior often leads to harm, injury, or wrongful death. In other incidents, the victim is assaulted by other residents.
If your loved one was harmed while living in an Owen County nursing facility, contact the Kentucky Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to ensure you receive monetary compensation. We will use the law to hold those responsible for causing the harm legally accountable.Owenton Center Nursing Home
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for-profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Owenton and Owen County, Kentucky. The 100-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
905 Hwy 127 North
Owenton, Kentucky 40359
Owenton Center Nursing Home
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Owenton Center Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-stay care, IV (intravenous) therapy, respite care, hospice, wound care, dementia and memory care, colostomy care, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state of Kentucky and the federal government have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Adult Protection Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationOwenton Kentucky Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Kentucky 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 two out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date December 12, 2018
The state investigators determined “the facility failed to ensure that all alleged violations involving abuse are reported immediately to State Agencies, but not later than two hours after the allegation is made if the events [concerning] the allegation involve abuse.”
The surveyor stated that “although the facility was notified of the allegation of abuse on August 31, 2018, at approximately 6:30 AM, the facility failed to notify State Agencies within the two-hour time frame [according to] facility Policy and Regulation.” A review of the records revealed that State Agencies “were notified of the allegation on August 31, 2018, at 11:23 AM, which was over four hours after the facility learned of the allegation.
The Initial Report revealed that the resident “was being transported out of the facility due to vomiting and elevated vital signs on August 31, 2018, when a resident alleged that he/she had been sexually abused by his/her roommate.” The resident further alleged that “this occurred while the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) watched. The faxed transaction report revealed that it was sent to the State Agencies on August 31, 2018, at 11:23 AM.”
The Facility’s Investigation initiated on the day of the incident was completed on September 5, 2018, by the Center Executive Director. The report revealed that the resident “was about to be transported to the local hospital emergency room for vomiting and elevated vital signs” between 6:30 AM and 7:00 AM when he/she alleged he/she had been sexually abused by his/her roommate.”
The resident alleged that the CNA was watching. At the time of the investigation, the accused “was not in the Center” when the allegation was made. The facility alerted the hospital of the allegation, and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner was assigned to a resident, and the resident’s State Guardian was notified.
The investigation revealed that the staff on the resident’s unit “and staff assigned during the time of the alleged incident were interviewed and had no knowledge of the incident.” The five-day report indicated that all residents on the resident’s universe were interviewed and “no reports of abuse or knowledge of abuse.”
The Center Nurse Executive “found no evidence to support the allegation at this time.”
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at Owenton Center Nursing Home? Contact the Kentucky nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Owen County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Owenton.
Our legal team offers every client a free, initial case consultation. Additionally, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means you do not owe us anything until we have secured a monetary compensation on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.