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Information & Ratings on Pinnacle Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dayton, Ohio
Even with the significant advancements and changes in the nursing home industry, still, there are all too often common occurrences involving neglect, mistreatment and abuse by caregivers, employees, visitors as well as other patients. In some incidents, the nursing staff is charged with neglect or abuse involving injuries and harm that could have been prevented had the facility follow the established protocols.
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This nursing facility is a "for profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating home providing services to residents of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio. The 109-certified bed long-term care center is located at:
3421 Pinnacle Road
Dayton, Ohio 45418
Pinnacle Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Pinnacle Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respite care, hospice care, outpatient therapy, wound management, bariatric care, trade can ventilator care, behavioral care, dementia/Alzheimer’s care, and restorative care including physical, speech and occupational therapies.
State investigators working on behalf of the federal government, Medicare, and Medicaid have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services to any nursing facility that has violated rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Pinnacle Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for $52,098 on May 24, 2016, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received 9 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.
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the Ohio 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, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four 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 September 7, 2016
- Failure to Provide Necessary Care and Services to Maintain the Resident’s Highest Well-Being – citation #F309 date May 24, 2016 The nursing home “failed to properly monitor an insulin-dependent resident’s blood sugar, resulting in actual harm when [the resident] had to be sent out to the emergency room due to elevated blood sugars.” The resident “was admitted to the intensive care unit on an insulin drip and had to receive [IV] intravenous fluids for dehydration related to elevated blood sugars.”
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to report safe bed mobility for residents.” The deficient practice affected one resident “reviewed for falls. This [failure] resulted in actual harm to [a resident] when a staff member provided bathing assistance by herself [although] the resident was assessed as requiring the assistance of two staff.”
As a result of the failure, “the resident rolled off the bed and sustained a fracture to her left side.” The investigation involves a severely, cognitively impaired resident “who required feeding tube in her stomach for all nutritional needs.”
The resident’s Care Plan listed interventions of “a low air loss mattress with half rails, extensive two-person assist for all cares in a mechanical lift with two-person assist for transfers.” However, a review of the resident apposite as Progress Note indicated the resident rolled out of bed. The resident’s “vitals were documented along with a head to toe assessment.” A subsequent injury indicated that the resident had been sent out to the hospital for evaluation.
Emergency room documentation shows of the resident had an abrasion to her face and “her left leg was externally rotated. The resident grimaced with pain when moved. An x-ray was completed that the ER and revealed a closed intertrochanteric fracture of the left femur.” The resident remained in the hospital.
Documentation shows that a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) “was giving the resident a bath [when the STNA] turned the resident over [and] the resident rolled out of the bed.” The Director of nursing confirmed that this “resident requires two staff assist with bathing.” In addition to the subsequent injury post-fall documented by staff, it is also likely that the resident hit her head and mangled her leg due to this malpractice.
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