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River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
Many families have no other option than to place a loved one in a nursing facility to ensure that they receive the highest level of hygiene assistance and medical care. Unfortunately, mistreatment, neglect, and abuse are rampant at many of today’s nursing facilities nationwide.
If your loved one was victimized by caregivers, visitors or other residents while residing in a McCracken County facility, contact the Kentucky Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Our team of lawyers will handle your case to ensure your family is adequately compensated for your monetary damages.
River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care (LTC) facility is a 103-certified bed center providing services to residents of Paducah and McCracken County, Kentucky. The "for profit" Medicare/Medicaid-participating home is located at:
867 Mcguire Avenue
Paducah, Kentucky, 42001
River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around-the-clock skilled nursing care, River Haven Nursing and Rehab Center offers short-term rehab, on-site physician services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, wound care, IV (intravenous) therapy, and diabetes management.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal agencies and the State of Kentucky have a legal responsibility to monitor every nursing facility. If serious violations are identified, the governments can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the resident was harmed or could have been harmed by the deficiency.
Within the last three years, regulators imposed a monetary penalty against River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for $6240 on April 4, 2016. Also, Medicare denied payment for services on April 20, 2018, citing substandard care.
The facility received eleven formally filed complaints and self-reported three serious issues that resulted in citations. Additional information concerning this facility can be reviewed on the Kentucky Department of Health Care Nursing Home Reporting Website.
Paducah Kentucky Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Kentucky routinely updates their comprehensive list of violations and posts the resulting data on the Medicare.gov website.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures. The McCracken County neglect attorneys at the Nursing Home Law Center have found serious deficiencies and safety concerns at River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center that include:
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including and Physical and Mental Abuse, Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment and Neglect by Anybody – citation date April 20, 2018
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident, the Resident’s Doctor or Family Members of a Change in the Resident’s Condition Including a Decline in Their Health or Injury – citation date April 20, 2018
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from a Wrongful Use of the Resident’s Belongings or Money That Led to the Theft of Funds – citation date April 20, 2018
The state investigative team documented the facility “failed to ensure one [resident] was free of verbal, mental and physical abuse.” The incident involved two Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) prying a resident’s “hands off the grab bar and forced [the resident] to use a lift” during a transfer.
Documentation shows that the resident “ended up in the lift without a call light and [they] panic without a call light. The resident had a sore right hand the next day with bruising noted to the right second and third knuckle.” The surveyors interviewed the resident who stated that “it was very demeaning.”
According to the state investigators, the nursing facility “failed to notify the Physician when medications and treatment were not administered according to the Physician’s orders.” The deficient practice involved thirty residents at the facility. This failure involved medications including “insulins, blood thinners, antipsychotic drugs, and treatments for pressure ulcers and burn wounds.”
The investigators noted the facility “failed to protect [one resident] from misappropriation of [their] property and exploitation.” The facility “failed to protect [the resident] from misappropriation of property which allowed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (an agent of the facility) to financially benefit from the resident” with the use of the resident’s “debit card for approximately $435.
Do You Have More Questions about River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center? We Can Help
Was your loved one injured while living at River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Kentucky nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 now for immediate legal intervention. Our network of attorneys fights aggressively on behalf of McCracken County victims of mistreatment living in long-term facilities including nursing homes in Paducah.
Our legal team will provide initial free, case consultations to discuss your case. We provide all clients a “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you owe us nothing for our services if we are unable to obtain compensation on your behalf.