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Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center
Nursing home negligence takes on many forms, where the nursing staff can misbehave , or other patients assault the resident because of a lack of supervision. Many nursing homes throughout North Carolina are understaffed, or the administration hires inadequately trained Nurses and Nurse’ aides. Other nursing facilities did not follow acceptable practices for providing the utmost care.
If your loved one was injured while living in a New Hanover County nursing facility, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating nursing center is a "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Wilmington and New Hanover County, North Carolina. The 110-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
2305 Silver Stream Lane
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
URL: Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, ostomy care, IV (intervenous) care, oxygen therapy, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, respite care, restorative nursing, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $3,318 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
Both the federal government and the state of North Carolina can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility that has been found to have violated the established nursing home rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center for $3,318 on August 08, 2019, citing substandard care. The nursing home received ten complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationWilmington North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites, including the North Carolina Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date August 18, 2017
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Care for Residents Who Are Incontinent of Bowel and Bladder to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections – citation #F690 date July 19, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home " failed to provide supervision for [one] cognitively impaired resident, by not having staff or family accompany the resident to a medical appointment.” The investigation involved a severely cognitively impaired resident who “has physical impairment on both sides of the upper and lower extremities.”
The resident “requires extensive assistance by staff for bed mobility, transfers, locomotion, dressing, eating, toileting, and personal hygiene.” The resident “was a hospice resident at the facility. The Guardian stated that the facility failed to notify him that the resident was going to be transported for an outpatient appointment to have an x-ray.”
The facility transported the resident “to the appointment unaccompanied by a facility staff member. The resident was placed on the transport vehicle and the transport driver dropped [the resident] off [at] the outpatient appointment at the hospital for an x-ray. The resident was left there alone.”
The guardian said that “the resident [has] severe cognitive impairment.” The Health Information Coordinator stated that she expected “when a resident was transported to an appointment, that a staff member or family member would go with the resident. She also stated that the resident’s cognitive status should have been taken into consideration with planning for transport to appointments.”
The “facility failed to administer an antibiotic to treat a urinary tract infection (UTI) until the twelfth day after the order was given for a urinalysis.” The nursing home also “failed to anchor the urinary catheter tubing for [another resident] reviewed for catheters or urinary tract infections.”
The Unit Manager said that “if the facility did not get the result [promptly] then one of the Unit Managers called the lab or hospital.” The Physician’s Assistant said that after receiving the results of a urine collection and final lab results were received, the antibiotic treatment should have begun immediately.
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Peak Resources - Wilmington Nursing Center? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent New Hanover County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Wilmington.
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