Information & Ratings on Pavilion at Glacier Valley Care Center, Slinger, Wisconsin
Mistreating senior citizens living in nursing homes is an unacceptable, reprehensible, and disgraceful action done by the hands of caregivers, visitors, and other patients. Many families relocate their loved one into the nursing home knowing that they will receive the highest level of care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse are an all too common occurrence that leaves victims harmed, injured, or dead.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Washington County nursing facility, contact the Wisconsin Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you are financially compensated for your monetary damages.Pavilion at Glacier Valley Care Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for profit" center providing services to residents of Slinger and Washington County, Wisconsin. The 106-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
1900 American Eagle Dr
Slinger, Wisconsin 53086
Pavilion at Glacier Valley Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Pavilion at Glacier Valley Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes long-term care, respite care, hospice, therapeutic activities, wound care, comprehensive pain management, and rehabilitative services including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Wisconsin and the federal government have the legal obligation to monitor every nursing facility and impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the home has violated established nursing home regulations and rules. In severe cases, the nursing facility will receive multiple penalties if investigators find the violations are severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Pavilion at Glacier Valley Care Center for $89,700 on May 31, 2016, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on May 31, 2016, due to a lack of quality care.
This nursing facility also received sixteen complaints and self-reported eight serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the Wisconsin Department of Public Health website to obtain a complete list of all violations, citations, and deficiencies identified by investigators and surveyors.
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 Basic Life Support Including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) before the Arrival of Emergency Medical Personnel – citation #F678 date March 19, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility did not provide basic life support, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for [one resident] according to the resident’s directives.” When the resident was admitted to the facility, they did not execute an advance directive at that time and instead signed an acknowledgment that this would mean that show the resident “becomes pulseless and unresponsive, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) would be provided.”
Documentation shows that the resident “was found by the nursing staff to be pulseless and not breathing. The nursing staff did not initiate CPR despite [the resident] acknowledging in her directives that by not designating the code status CPR would be provided per sign directive and facility policy.”
The failure of the facility to ensure that the resident “received basic life support, including CPR, in accordance with [the resident’s] directives and which has created a finding of Immediate Jeopardy.” The Director of Nursing stated that they were notified of the resident “was found in her room at approximately 4:15 AM unresponsive, no vitals present, non-breathing, the body was cold.”
The immediate investigation was initiated. During the investigation was discovered that and Registered Nurse (RN) “did not follow the facility’s CPR policy and process.” The RN “failed to check the code status of [the resident] which was a full code, and CPR was not initiated.”
Next, the Administrator and the resident son were notified of the resident’s death. The resident primary care doctor at the facility was notified of the event and “pronounce the time of death at 4:30 AM.” The Director of Nursing it asked the RN “why she did not start CPR or follow CPR protocol or process for any unresponsive resident that has a full code.” The RN replied, “I did not know that, I did not know I had a do CPR [on that resident] especially because I thought she was gone for a while at that point where her body was cold.”
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