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Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
If your loved one has been mistreated at Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center, contact our Colorado nursing home negligence lawyers. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you are financially compensated for your damages. Time is of the essence. All necessary paperwork must be filed in the appropriate county courthouse before the Colorado statute of limitations expires.Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for profit" home providing services to residents of Colorado Springs and El Paso County, Colorado. The 125-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
3625 Parkmoor Village Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917
Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center offers other services. These services include IV (intravenous) therapy, stroke care, wound care, diabetes management, need hip replacement care, and rehabilitative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
It is the responsibility of federal and state investigators to penalize any nursing home that has violated a rule or regulation that caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident. Many of these penalties involve monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services.
Over the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine of $7,753 against Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center on May 3, 2018, citing substandard care. During that time, the facility received ten formally filed complaints and self-reported one serious issue that all resulted in citations.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Colorado Department Of Public Health an Environment Department of Public Health Website.Colorado Springs Colorado Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Colorado and Medicare.com routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and five out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Meet Professional Standards of Quality That Led to the Resident’s Death – citation date May 3, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date May 3, 2018
The nursing home “failed to ensure the services provided Mets professional standards of quality.” Specifically, “the facility failed to ensure [a resident] did not receive the correct dose of [their medication] that was inaccurately transcribed by a Registered Nurse (RN) into the Electronic Medical Record” who later expired from the error.
Documentation shows that the “resident received a medication daily (a total of 100 mg in eight days) instead of once a week (12.5 mg).” After receiving the medication, the resident “developed a change in condition [including] notably, facial swelling, trouble swallowing as well as [abnormally] low white blood cell count. She was transferred to an acute care hospital and then to an inpatient hospice where she expired.
According to investigators, the facility “failed to ensure supervision to prevent accidents.” Specifically, “the facility failed to ensure the resident was supervised during the meal as Care Plan and recommended by speech therapy.”
A review of the resident’s Care Plan revealed the resident had “activities of daily living self-care performance deficit related to the right pubic rami fracture. Interventions include the resident requires supervision by one staff to eat” and has “a potential nutritional problem related to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Interventions include monitor, document, and report as needed any signs and symptoms of dysphagia, pocketing, choking, coughing, drooling, holding Food in the mouth, several attempts at swallowing, refusing to eat or appearing concerned during meals.”
The surveyors observed the resident during mealtime where the staff “set up the resident’s meal but were not supervising or sitting with the resident during the meal” on multiple occasions during the survey. In one incident, the resident was observed continuously for thirty-eight minutes when a CNA “was observed assisting the resident into the dining room.”
In adddition, The CNA did not provide untensils during meals. The surveyor noted that “the resident was observed eating her eggs with her fingers. Staff was not observed supervising [or] sitting with the resident during the meal.”
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect or abuse while living at Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center? Contact the Colorado nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent El Paso victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Colorado Springs.
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