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Information & Ratings on Park East Care and Rehabilitation Center, Beachwood, Ohio
Relocating your loved one into a nursing facility can be your most difficult decision to ensure they receive the best care in the most comfortable, safest environment. Unfortunately, mistreatment, neglect, and abuse by caregivers and other patients have increased significantly over recent years.
If your loved one was harmed while living in a Cuyahoga County nursing facility, contact the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages. We will use the law to aggressively against those responsible for causing harm to ensure they are held legally accountable.Park East Care and Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care facility is a 141-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Beachwood and Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The "for profit" home is located at:
3800 Park East
Beachwood, Ohio 44122
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Park East Care and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. These services include transitional care, cardiac management, dialysis, ventilator rehab, pulmonary management, and short stay care.
State and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home cited for serious violations of regulations and rules. These penalties include levying monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, these violations result in penalties when investigators found severe problems that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Park East Care and Rehabilitation Center for $8,682 on June 23, 2016, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received nineteen complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.Beachwood Ohio Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Ohio and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Give and Get Quality Laboratory Services and Tests Timely to Meet the Needs of the Residents – citation #F502 date November 2, 2017
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to ensure a Physician order urinalysis was obtained [promptly].” The deficient practice by the nursing staff affected one resident “reviewed for hospitalization.”
The incident involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who needs the “extensive assistance with toileting, was frequently incontinent of bladder.” The nursing staff received a “Physician’s orders to send a urinalysis culture and sensitivity (UA C&S) in the morning and make straight catheterization.”
A review of a general note documented on the same day revealed a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) reported that the resident’s “urine had a foul odor and a new order for a UA C&S to be sent in the morning and make a straight catheterization.” The documentation shows that the nurse attempted straight catheterization the resident for the urinalysis when the resident “became combative, kicking her legs, yelling no, no, no, go, go, go and pointed her finger at the door. The urine sample was not obtained.”
However, “there was no documentation [that day or the following day] in the medical record regarding staff attempting to attain [the resident’s] UA C&S.” Subsequent reviews of daily medical records revealed that there was no notation of the staff’s attempt to obtain the resident’s UA C&S sample for the next five days.
On the fifth day, at 2:03 PM, the general note revealed that the resident “had a fever of 101.0 degrees Fahrenheit. Tylenol was given by the Charge Nurse [and] the temperature was rechecked and was 99.8 degrees Fahrenheit and of blood pressure of 96/48 manually. The nursing staff contacted a family member to make aware that the urinary analysis was positive, and the culture and sensitivity test was still pending.”
The resident was transferred to the emergency room where the “emergency squat arrived and transported the resident to the hospital. The facility Director of Nursing verified that “there was a delay in the urinary analysis and culture and sensitivity test because the resident was not labeled.”
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