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Skyline Healthcare Center - San Jose
Is it your responsibility to ensure that your loved one is protected from neglect or abuse while they live in a Santa Clara County nursing facility? Are you concerned that their injuries from a fall or developing bedsores are the result of the negligence of the nursing staff? If so, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help.
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This long-term care facility is a 253-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services and cares to residents of San Jose and Santa Clara County, California. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
2065 Forest Avenue
San Jose, California 95128
Skyline Healthcare Center - San Jose
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Skyline Healthcare Center - San Jose offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $20,130 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
State and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home cited for serious violations of regulations and rules. These penalties include levying monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services. Typically, these violations result in penalties when investigators found severe problems that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Skyline Healthcare Center - San Jose for $20,130 on March 17, 2017, citing substandard care. This nursing facility received seventeen complaints and self-reported nine 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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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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date August 30, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to provide adequate supervision for [one resident] to prevent harm for [two other residents] when the resident allegedly had physical contact with [the first resident]. This failure had the potential of other residents being harmed.”
The aggressive resident was being treated for mania and receiving medications that affect “the mind, motions, and behavior.” The resident was being treated for “hitting and pacing.”
The facility Administrator stated that the resident “had been moved to a different station, away from the residents who knew him. The other residents who knew him would see him and were cautious.” One of the residents assaulted by the injured patient stated that the patient “had punched me in the right upper arm. She stated he had pulled her ponytail and previously hit her.” The injured resident stated that “I am afraid of him, he’s still loose.”
The injured resident stated that “the facility would have a coffee social in the dining room in the mornings and [the aggressive resident] would always be there, and she likes to go to the dining room for the activities too, but was afraid of him.” The investigators interviewed the aggressive resident who said through an interpreter “he would go to the coffee socials.”
A facility sitter stated that “she was walking in the hall with [the aggressive resident] on August 26, 2019 when they passed [the other assaulted resident] sitting in his wheelchair in the hall.” The sitter stated that “the [second injured resident] gave the [aggressive resident] a look, indicated by her head lowered a little bit and eyebrow slightly down (furrowed), to which [the aggressive resident] put up his fists in a gesture.”
The facility sitter said that “after he did something wrong, she would correct him, not before to stop him” from causing injury and fear in other residents.
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Skyline Healthcare Center - San Jose? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Santa Clara County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including San Jose.
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