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Information & Ratings on Oxford Health Center, Oxford, Pennsylvania
Many families have limited options on how to ensure that their loved one receives the best care and choose to place them in a community nursing facility. Unfortunately, the incident rates of abuse and neglect occurring in nursing homes nationwide have risen significantly over the last few decades. Many patients become victims of mistreatment at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors, or other residents.
If your loved one suffered harm while living in a Chester County nursing facility, contact the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of dedicated abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.Oxford Health Center
This center is a 137-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Oxford and Chester County, Pennsylvania. The "not-for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
7 East Locust Street
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363
Oxford Health Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Oxford Health Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes hospice care, and of life care, memory support, personal care, at-home services, independent living options, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Pennsylvania nursing home regulators and federal inspectors have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home identified as violating rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. Typically, these penalties include monetary fines and denial for payment of medical services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Oxford Health Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $10,523 fine on June 06, 2017, and a $121,883 fine on August 18, 2016, for a total of $132,406.
The nursing home also received ten complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Report Website.
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health website.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation #607 date April 6, 2018
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Change in the Resident’s Condition citation #F580 date November 8, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date April 6, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to implement the facility policy regarding injuries of unknown origin.” A review of the facility documentation shows that a Hospice Aide found two bruises to the right forearm” on the resident measuring “9.0 cm x 6.5 cm and another bruise measuring 8.0 cm x 7.0 cm.”
However, a review “of facility documentation failed to reveal any witness statements or investigative statements completed for this occurrence.” The Director of Nursing and Nursing Home Administrator confirmed a failure to investigate the injuries of unknown cause.
The nursing home “failed to notify the responsible party of a resident’s change in condition and subsequent admission to the hospital.” A Nursing Note indicated the resident was admitted to the hospital after a change in their condition.
There was “no documented evidence that the resident’s responsible party was notified of the resident’s change in condition and subsequent admission to the hospital.” This [failure] was confirmed by the Director of Nursing and the Nursing Home Administrator.”
The facility “failed to ensure that adequate supervision was provided to prevent accidents.” The investigation involved a resident with hypertension (elevated blood pressure).
The resident’s Nursing Documentation Fall Investigation Report revealed that the resident “was found on the floor of the dining room after falling while attempting to exit the dining room without supervision.” The surveyors reviewed the resident’s Comprehensive Plan of Care after a Fall that revealed: “that the resident was to be assisted out of the dining room after meals.”
The resident sustained injuries after the fall. The Nursing Home Administrator and Director of Nursing confirmed that the resident “did not receive adequate supervision to prevent accidents.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Oxford Health Center? Contact the Pennsylvania nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Chester County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Oxford.
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