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Information & Ratings on The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, North Royalton, Ohio
Many families entrust the care of a loved one to the staff in a nursing facility to ensure they receive the highest level of care in a compassionate, safe environment. Unfortunately, abuse and mistreatment are still problematic issues occurring in nursing homes throughout the United States.
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 assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation to recover your damages. Time is of the essence. All the necessary paperwork must be filed in the appropriate Ohio County Courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
This long-term care facility is an 83-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of North Royalton and Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The "for profit" home is located at:
13900 Bennett Road
North Royalton, Ohio 44133
The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes social services, in-house dialysis, wound care, and rehabilitative services including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Federal agencies and the State of Ohio have a legal responsibility to monitor every nursing facility. If serious violations are identified, the governments can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the resident was harmed or could have been harmed by the deficiency.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for $4,875 on August 22, 2016, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received twelve complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the Ohio 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 four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Respond Properly to All Alleged Violations – citation #F610 date April 12, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date September 20, 2018
According to investigators, “the facility failed to ensure a complete and thorough investigation was completed regarding possible misappropriation of narcotic medication, missing money for [a resident], and possible abuse for [another resident].” One incident was documented in a facility’s Self-Reported Incident (SRI) dated January 18, 2018.
The report indicates that the Director of Nursing, a Registered Nurse (RN), and a Pharmacist Consultant entered the office of the Director of Nursing to “destroy discontinued narcotic medication. The investigation indicated [that the RN] removed the cart’s narcotics from the destruction box and gave them to the pharmacist with the corresponding narcotic records that indicated the number of narcotic tablets on each card.”
The documentation shows that the Director of Nursing “then had to leave the office unexpectedly. When she returned, [the pharmacist consultant] told her that seven cards of narcotics were not present, despite the narcotic records sheet indicating they should be in the box.”
The investigators interviewed the facility Administrator who “confirmed the missing narcotics had been discovered on January 18, 2018. She indicated the Director of Nursing no longer work at the facility, having been terminated due to other performance issues about a month after the incident. She could not be reached by phone. She stated the conclusion of the investigation, although confusing and the SRI, revealed [that the RN] had been aware for some time [before] the discovery of the missing medications that the lock on the medication storage box was broken and only work sometimes.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure [a resident] was safely transferred using a Stand Up Lift device.” The incident involved a cognitively impaired resident who requires the “extensive assistance of two staff for transfers.”
A review of the resident’s Nurse’s Progress Note revealed that the resident was “lying on the floor with the Stand Up Lift device under her leg.” The resident “acquired and abrasion of 2.0 cm x 1.5 cm to the right side.” The resident stated that “she was sitting on the side of the bed when her feet slipped, and she fell to the floor.
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse or neglect while living at The Pavilion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center? Contact the Ohio nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Cuyahoga County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including North Royalton.
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