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Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
This long-term care home is a "for profit" 160-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Batavia and Genesee County, New York. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
278 Bank Street
Batavia, New York 14020
Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term rehab, long-term care, pain management, stroke rehab, respiratory care, comprehensive wound care, tracheostomy care, respiratory therapy, IV (intravenous) therapy, and restorative care involving physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state and federal government are legally authorized to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if a nursing facility has been cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation for $9,428 on August 17, 2017, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received eleven complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the New York State Nursing Home Report Website.
Batavia New York Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of New York and the federal government regularly updates its long-term care home database system with complete details of all deficiencies, citations, and 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date March 20, 2019
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Treatment and Cares According to Orders, Resident’s Preferences and Goals – citation #F684 date October 5, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility did not provide documentation that verified [two employees] who were hired in the last four months were [not on] to the New York State Nurse Aide Registry [and] had been screened through the New York State Nurse Aide Registry [before] their employment.”
In a separate summary statement dated July 18, 2018, the nursing home “did not develop and implement written policies and procedures for screening employees, that would prohibit, [as well as] prevent abuse and neglect. Specifically, the facility did not provide documentation [that] the verified [fourteen employees] were [included] to the New York State Nurse Aide Registry and had been screened [before] their employment.”
The nursing home “did not ensure the residents received treatment and care in accordance with professional standards of practice, the Comprehensice Person-Centered Care Plan, and the resident’s choices.” One resident reviewed for quality of care “had an issue with a lack of a Registered Nurse’s (RN) Assessment of a resident who experience an unwitnessed fall from the bed.”
The investigation involved a severely, cognitively impaired resident who “was sometimes understood, and sometimes understands. The resident requires extensive staff assistance for bed mobility, toilet use, personal hygiene, dressing, eating, and total staff assistance for transfers. The resident did not ambulate.”
A review of the Progress Note dated June 10, 2018, just before dinner time, revealed that in Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) “found the resident lying on her [fall mat] on the left side of the bed.” The resident had “her pillow and blanket. The bed was in the low position. The resident had been napping after lunch. No injuries were noted at this time.”
The nursing staff notified the Medical Doctor and the resident’s family as well as completed an accident and incident report.” However, “there was no evidence of a complete head to toe assessment [after] the resident had an unwitnessed fall.”
Abused at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation? Let Us Help
Do you suspect that your loved one suffered injury or died prematurely while living at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation? Contact the New York nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Genesee County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Batavia.
Our legal team never charges potential clients to discuss your case through an initial claim consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us any money unless we have received monetary recovery on your behalf.