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Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center
Attorneys for Injured & Mistreated at Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center
Never before in American history have so many senior citizens have entered their retirement years. The advancing age of this massive population has increased the need for additional beds in nursing homes and placed a significant demand on the number of Nurses and Nurse’s Aides required to meet their needs. Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs, and many facilities nationwide.
If your loved one was injured or died unexpectedly while living in a Riverside County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your monetary damages.
Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Riverside and Riverside County, California. The 188-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
8781 Lakeview Avenue
Riverside, California 92509
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $130,670 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government has the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has violated rules and regulations that have harmed or could have harmed a nursing facility resident. These penalties include denial of payment for Medicare services are an imposed a monetary fine.
Medicare has cited this facility for abuse. Medicare says that “every nursing home resident deserves to retain their basic human dignity and be treated with respect at all times. Abuse and neglect are never acceptable.” Nursing homes “cited for abuse are required to take steps to protect their residents.”
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center for $130,670 on February 08, 2017, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on February 08, 2017, due to a lack of quality care.
This nursing facility received fifty complaints and self-reported eleven serious 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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Riverside California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every California long-term care home from various online publically available sources, including the Department of Public Health website and Medicare.gov.
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 Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date April 2, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to implement policies to protect residents and staff from abuse, when [one resident’s] aggressive behaviors were not immediately addressed, reported, and investigated. These failures increased the risk of harm for all facility residents and staff and allowed [the aggressive resident] to physically abuse another resident and staff.”
As a result, the state investigators made an unannounced visit “to the facility for the investigation of three anonymously linked complaints regarding [the aggressive resident].”
The state investigators observed the resident “sitting up at the bedside while alert, dressed, and mumbling.” The resident “did not acknowledge the staff or surveyor in the room.” The resident’s roommate was “lying in bed next to the door with a confused look on her face.” The aggressive resident’s “other roommate was observed to be alert and quiet, sitting up in a chair next to the farthest bed in the room.” There was a Certified Nursing Assistant “sitting in a chair at the foot of the [aggressive resident’s] bed.”
The CNA in the room stated that the resident “could verbalize and walk and frequently refused or spit out her medications.” The CNA said that the aggressive resident “was moved to this room recently after an altercation with another resident.”
A Licensed Vocational Nurse stated that “she was assigned to care for [all three residents and said that the aggressive resident] was on multiple medications for her behaviors, frequently refused them, and has struck and bitten staff in the past.”
A review of the aggressive resident’s Medical Records indicated that the staff is to “monitor episodes of scratching/biting every shift.” The staff is also to “monitor episodes of delusions every shift.” The staff is to provide one-on-one supervision “due to the physical aggression toward others and rummaging through other residents’ belongings.”
A Victim of Neglect at Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center? Contact Us Today for Help
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Riverside Postacute Care Nursing Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Riverside County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Riverside.
Our law firm provides every potential client an initial free case consultation. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you do not owe us any money until we have received a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.