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Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center

Lawyers for Abused & Neglected at Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center

Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation CenterMistreatment, abuse, and neglect in nursing facilities are often the result of the nursing staff or other caregivers not providing the resident care according to established standards of quality. Their inappropriate behavior often leads to harm, injury, or wrongful death. In separate incidents, the victim is assaulted by other residents.

If your loved one was harmed while living in a Kern County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to ensure you receive monetary compensation. We will use the law to hold those responsible for causing the harm legally accountable.

Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center

This facility is a "non-profit - church-related" 124-certified bed long term care center providing care and services to residents of Ridgecrest and Kern County, California. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:

1081 North China Lake Boulevard
Ridgecrest, California 93555
(760) 446-3551
Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center

In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care.

Financial Penalties and Violations

California and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has been cited for a serious violation that harmed or could have harmed a nursing home resident. Typically, these penalties include imposed monetary fines and denial of payment for Medicare services.

This nursing facility received thirteen complaints and self-reported fifteen severe issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.

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Ridgecrest California Nursing Home Safety Concerns One Star Rating

To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of California and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.

According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two 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 Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date September 4, 2018
  • The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to prevent [two residents] from falling multiple times when [one resident] did not have an updated Care Plan for the fall events on May 4, 2018, May 15, 2018, and May 24, 2018.”

    Additionally, the “facility did not follow the Care Plan for [the second resident], who fell six times in May 2018. The failures have the potential to contribute to the fall injuries experienced” by both residents where “one resident suffered lacerations of the skin on her forehead.”

  • Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date October 26, 2017
  • The “facility failed to investigate an incident of alleged abuse from [one resident toward another resident].” The nursing home also failed to protect the assaulted resident “from the alleged perpetrator. This [failure] resulted in another incident of abuse.”

    On one occasion, the aggressive resident was drinking alcohol when the injured resident “had wandering episodes.” On August 29, 2017, at approximately 1:15 PM, “there was little traffic in the hallway, and the Activity Director witnessed [the aggressive resident] pushing his wheelchair while [the injured resident] was sitting in her wheelchair.”

    The aggressive resident told the female resident “to move, then said ‘F*** (expletive) you.’” The injured resident “said the same words backed, and then [the aggressive resident shoved the female resident’s] wheelchair using his wheelchair, into the hall. The Administrator stated this incident was the first time [the aggressive resident] had an altercation with [the female resident].”

  • Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date November 9, 2017
  • The nursing home "failed to ensure [one resident] was free from neglect, which resulted in [the resident] being subjected to physical neglect and psychosocial harm by a staff member.”

    The resident’s family member stated that “his father told him a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) had taken the nurse call button and urinal away from [the resident] after responding to his call light for the second time in the evening.” The family member stated his father “now has a death grip on the call alarm.”

A Victim of Neglect at Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehab Center? Contact Us Today for Help

Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Ridgecrest Regional Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Kern County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Ridgecrest.

You will not be charged to discuss your case with our legal team during an initial, free case review. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means that you will owe us nothing until we have secured financial compensation on your behalf.

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