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Information & Ratings on The Pavilion at Piketon Nursing Center, Piketon, Ohio
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This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for profit" center providing services to residents of Piketon and Franklin County, Ohio. The 155-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
7143 Route 23 South
Piketon, Ohio 45661
The Pavilion at Piketon Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, The Pavilion at Piketon Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, memory care, respiratory care, and specialty care programs that include secure behavioral care and on-site dialysis.
The investigators for the state of Ohio and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, the higher the penalty, the more egregious the violation.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against The Pavilion at Piketon Nursing Center for $27,254 on October 04, 2018, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received ten complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
The state of Ohio 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 one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Safe and Appropriate Respiratory Care for a Resident When Needed – citation #F695 date October 4, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date October 4, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure ventilator settings were according to Physician’s orders.” The deficient practice by the nursing staff “resulted in Immediate Jeopardy when the apnea alarm was not turned on for [the resident] to alert the staff to the resident not initiating spontaneous breaths.”
The surveyors say that “actual harm occurred when [the resident] was found unresponsive, without pulse or respiration.” This failure “affected one of two sample residents reviewed that were ventilator dependent.”
The survey team notified the Administrator and Director of Nursing of the Immediate Jeopardy due to the resident’s apnea monitor not being set to alarm causing the staff to find the resident unresponsive. On August 25, 2018, just after noon, the resident “was found unresponsive by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).” The LPN stated that the “apnea alarm did not sound [on that day when the resident] was found.”
The LPN summoned and Registered Nurse (RN) who reported that the resident “was without pulse or respirations. The Director nursing stated the alarm was turned off because it kept sounding.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure residents receive adequate supervision to prevent falls.” The incident involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who “was independent with bed mobility and to transfer.” The resident “require limited assistance of one staff to walk and supervision was set up help for locomotion on the unit.”
The survey team reviewed the resident’s Fall Occurrences Report dated May 21, 2018. The documentation shows that “she fell in the hallway.” The resident “stated she was looking for her room. The intervention for this fall was to instruct her to use her walker.”
Seventeen days later, on June 6, 2018, the resident “slid out of her bed onto the floor. The intervention was to discontinue the use of a perimeter mattress.” By July 28, 2018, the resident’s Fall Occurrence Report revealed that the resident “had fallen in her room.” The resident “was found lying on the floor at the foot of her bed. Because of this fall, [the resident] had a broken right leg. The intervention was to review her medications.”
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