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Information & Ratings on Rolling Hills Healthcare Center, New Albany, Indiana
Many families have limited options of what to do when they can no longer provide care to a loved one in need of extensive medical treatments or hygiene assistance. Some families choose to relocate their loved one into a nursing home knowing that they will receive the best care in a safe, compassionate environment. Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs at many facilities throughout Indiana.
If your loved one was abused or neglected while residing in a Floyd County nursing facility, contact the Indiana Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of lawyers work on your behalf to ensure that those responsible for causing the harm are held legally and financially accountable. We will use the law to ensure your family receives monetary compensation for your damages.Rolling Hills Healthcare Center
This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for profit" center providing cares and services to residents of New Albany and Floyd County, Indiana. The 115-certified bed nursing facility is located at:
3625 St. Joseph Rd
New Albany, Indiana 47150
Rolling Hills Healthcare Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Rolling Hills Healthcare Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes amputee care, wound care, cancer care, cardiac recovery, pain management, IV (intravenous) therapy, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis care, bariatric care, and pulmonary rehab.
The investigators working for the state of Indiana and the federal government have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Rolling Hills Healthcare Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $162,481 fine on January 23, 2018, and a $42,728 fine on May 23, 2017, for a total of $205,209.
This nursing facility also received thirty-seven complaints and self-reported four serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Indiana Nursing Home Report Cards Website.
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the Indiana Department of Public Health 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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date August 8, 2018
According to investigators, “the facility failed to ensure appropriate treatments were in place for [a resident], which resulted in the worsening of a pressure ulcer.” The surveyors observed the resident “in bed with his eyes open. The resident’s left foot was resting on the bed and not elevated” which did not follow the physician’s orders.
Approximately forty-five minutes later, the surveyor observed a “wound to the left outer heel” to be “a dark brown in color and measured 3.0 cm x 4.0 cm with no depth. The left-back heel was observed to be dark brown in color and measured 8.3 cm x 5.0 cm with no depth observed.”
The Unit Manager indicated that “the wounds were debrided (removal of tissue) on August 6, 2018.” Five days earlier, the Admission Observation Form indicated that “the resident had a Suspected Deep Tissue Injury of the left heel, which measured 8.0 cm in length by 3.5 cm in width and no depth, and a surgical wound to the front of the right thigh which measured 8.0 cm in length by 1.0 cm in width.”
The Physician order treatment was documented in the Medication Administration Record (MAR) to cleanse the left thigh wound and apply wound debridement solution and cover with dressing. However, a review of the MAR between June 11, 2018, and June 20, 2018, indicated six incidents where the treatment was not applied, put on hold, or the area in the documentation was left blank.
Additionally, “there was no documentation to indicate the treatment was completed between June 1, 2018, and June 27, 2018.” The surveyors interviewed a Registered Nurse (RN) who indicated that the staff is to sign off on the Medication Administration Record and Treatment Administration Record “to show they have completed treatments.”
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