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Rio Hondo Subacute and Nursing Center
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Rio Hondo Subacute and Nursing Center
This long-term care center is a 200-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services to residents of Montebello and Los Angeles County, California. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
273 E Beverly Boulevard
Montebello, California 90640
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Rio Hondo Subacute and Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care. The facility also offers comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators from the federal government and California penalize caregiving facilities identified with severe violations of nursing home rules and regulations by withholding payment for Medicare services or imposing monetary fines. The higher the penalty usually means the worse offense.
This nursing facility received thirty-five complaints and self-reported seven 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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Montebello California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The federal government and California Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details 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 four 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 April 16, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to implement their facility’s policy and procedures to ensure the safety and prevent abuse of [two residents] by not documenting the change in condition and not notifying the primary Physician regarding the resident-to-resident altercation.” These deficient practices had the potential to subject the residents to further abuse and cause mental or physical harm.
One resident “was unable to recall the altercation incident with [the other resident] and thought he was in the hospital.” The first resident stated that “he was scared and verbalized, ‘any time, anybody can poke me with a knife.’”
The other resident stated that the first resident “got upset because [they told their roommate to turn down the sound volume] of his television in their shared room.” The resident “stated that he also got offended because [the other resident] said, ‘if you are the boss of this place, then you can give orders,’ and verbalized a racial slur.”
A Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that “she was giving medications to residents on December 17, 2018, at around 6:30 AM, when [the first resident told her the second resident had hit him and wanted to call the police.” The nurse stated that “upon assessment, [the second resident] was inconsistent, stating the exact location where [the first resident] supposedly hit him on the face.”
The Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that “she observed a 0.5 cm scratch on the left side of [the second resident’s] nose bridge.” However, the nurse said that “she did not document a Change in Condition note for [both residents and said that] she did not notify either of [the residents]’ Physicians regarding the altercation incident.”
A review of the medical records by the Medical Records Director indicated that “there was no Change in Condition entry for [either resident] and no documentation of the Physician be notified regarding the resident-to-resident altercation.” The Assistant Director of Nursing stated that “there should have been a Change in Condition note for [both residents] and their primary Physicians should have been notified [regardless] of the outcome of the incident/abuse investigation because the Physicians should be aware of the condition of the residents and be able to intervene immediately, if needed.”
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