Information & Ratings on Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center, Maumee, Ohio
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This long-term care home is a "for profit" 90-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Maumee and Lucas County, Ohio. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
3231 Manley Road
Maumee, Ohio 43537
Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes long-term care, short-term rehab, neurological care, infusion (IV) therapy, infectious disease management, medically complex care, respite care, wound care, and restorative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
The state of Ohio and the federal government have the legal obligation to monitor every nursing facility and impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the facility has violated established nursing home regulations and rules. In serious cases, the nursing facility will receive multiple penalties if investigators find the violations are severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $90,007 fine on August 28, 2018, and a $9,788 fine on March 21, 2017, for a total of $99,795.
This nursing home also received seven complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
The state of Ohio and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all 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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation date #F600 August 28, 2018
- Failure to Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date August 28, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care and Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date September 6, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to take precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of a resident when the facility failed to act upon [a second resident’s] verbal threat to cause bodily harm to [the resident.” The failure “resulted in Immediate Jeopardy when [the verbally and physically abusive resident] acted upon his threat by punching [the first resident] repeatedly in the face with a closed fist, causing serious injury.”
The injured resident “sustained multiple fractures of the nose, laceration of the lip, a chipped tooth and contusions to the right side.” The injured resident “was subsequently hospitalized.” The verbally and physically aggressive resident “was sent to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation” and both resident’s “were seen for a psychological evaluation.”
The nursing home “failed to implement the facility abuse policy report an allegation of a threat to cause bodily harm and to protect a resident from the threat.” The investigation involved the previously listed incident above that caused a resident’s bodily harm.
The nursing facility “failed to ensure pressure relieving devices were applied as ordered.” The survey team reviewed a resident’s Plan of Care that revealed the resident “had fragile skin; it was at risk for skin breakdown. It revealed the resident was to have bilateral heel protectors in place while in bed.”
The survey team observed the resident “in bed [with] no heel protectors in place. One to protect was seen on top of the bedcovers.” During an interview with the resident, it was revealed that “she was supposed to have the heel boots on both feet, but they had not put them on her for a long time.” The resident further stated that “heels hurt most of the time and felt better with the heel boots on.”
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