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Information & Ratings on Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center, Seminole, Oklahoma
Attorneys for Injured & Neglected at Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center
Any mistreatment of the senior citizen in a nursing facility can constitute neglect or abuse if it occurs at the hands of caregivers, employees, family members, friends, or other patients. Every member of the nursing staff and employee always has a legal responsibility to protect their residents and keep them safe in their environment.
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Seminole County nursing facility, contact the Oklahoma Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages. Time is of the essence. All necessary documentation must be filed in the proper county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.
Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care home is a 106-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Seminole and Seminole County, Oklahoma. The "for profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1200 Wrangler Blvd
Seminole, Oklahoma 74868
Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respite care, short-term rehab, and long-term care.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government and the state of Oklahoma are authorized to penalize any nursing home with monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services when the facility has been cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center for $19,477 on January 18, 2017, citing substandard care. The nursing home also received six complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Seminole Oklahoma Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the Oklahoma Department of Public Health and Medicare.gov.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date March 10, 2017
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date May 16, 2017
According to state investigators, “the Oklahoma State Department of Health was notified of an Immediate Jeopardy situation related to the facility’s failure to provide supervision or assistance devices to prevent accidents.” Specifically, “facility failed to identify the appropriate transfer device lift and provide appropriate transfer assistance.”
The nursing home “failed to complete a head to toe assessment after a fall; and assess, monitor, and intervene [promptly for the resident involved in the fall].”
The survey team reviewed a facility nursing note that documented the facility had “received a call from the hospital emergency room” saying that the “resident has a midline fracture to the left femur and will be transferred to another hospital.”
The Oklahoma State Department of Health verified “an Immediate Jeopardy situation existed related to the facility’s failure to provide supervision or appropriate transfer assistance to prevent accidents for residents.” Even though the Immediate Jeopardy was listed, “the deficiency remained at actual harm level at a pattern.”
In a separate summary statement dated February 27, 2017, the facility “failed to ensure a safe environment with adequate supervision was provided for [two residents] reviewed for safety and supervision.” Specifically, “the facility failed to provide adequate assistance and transferring [one resident] from bed to the wheelchair [and] ensure medications for treatments were not left at the bedside of [two other residents].”
The nursing home also failed to “ensure a cabinet which contained chemicals was kept locked in the beauty shop which was accessible to residents.”
The facility “failed to assess a pressure ulcer and obtain and implement pressure ulcer treatment orders for [a resident] who was reviewed for pressure ulcers.” While the resident was admitted to the facility with a pressure ulcer on the coccyx, “the facility did not complete a full assessment of the pressure ulcer and did not obtain and implement a treatment order for the pressure ulcer” immediately.
Neglected at Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center? Let Us Help You Today
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Seminole Care and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Oklahoma nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Seminole County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Seminole.
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