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Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
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Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites Nursing Center
This long-term care center is a 134-certified bed "for profit" home providing services to residents of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1610 Renaissance Blvd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107
Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites Nursing Center offers other services. These services include respite care, hospice, long-term care, rehabilitation care, medication management, and physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators from the federal government and New Mexico penalize caregiving facilities identified with severe violations of nursing home rules and regulations by withholding payment for Medicare services or imposing monetary fines.
During the last thirty-six months, Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites Nursing Center received three formally filed complaints that all resulted in citations. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the New Mexico Department of Health Nursing Home Reporting Website.
Albuquerque New Mexico Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of New Mexico and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of three out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Treatment and Cares According to Orders, Resident’s Preferences and Goals – citation date October 3, 2018
- Failure to Honor the Resident’s Right to Voice Grievances without Discrimination or Reprisal – citation date October 3, 2018
- Failure to Ensure Residents Receive Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bedsores or Heal Existing Pressure Sores – citation date October 3, 2018
- Failure to Provide Proper Care for Residents Who Are Incontinent of Bowel and Bladder to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections – citation date October 3, 2018
The nursing home “failed to identify and divide timely care and services required for [seven residents] noted is not receiving the need for professional services to advance or maintain the functional status.”
In one incident, a resident “requires had support to assist in holding her head in a comfortable position, causing pain to the resident.” Another resident’s “oxygen tubing was too long and getting caught under the bed wheel, her feeding tube [was being] turned off, and a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for getting the turned it back down.”
A third resident was not given restorative services, and a fourth resident was not identified as having restorative needs and having those needs provided promptly.
Other residents in the facility were identified as “not having adult briefs (disposable undergarments) available and waiting to be changed. These deficient practices could result in any resident in need of assistance to experience a decline in their functional abilities, being at risk for skin breakdown, and having pain due to being uncomfortable.”
According to investigators, “the facility failed to ensure the grievances were resolved for [six residents] noted to have expressed concerns about laundry services at the facility. This deficient practice has the potential to result in feelings of frustration for residents due to the failure to obtain resolutions of concerns.”
The nursing home “failed to consistently provide cares and services to prevent the development of avoidable pressure ulcers for [six residents] that were reviewed for facility-acquired pressure ulcers.”
The residents were identified by the facility’s Wound Care Certified Nurse as “having acquired pressure ulcers at the facility. The deficient practice of not addressing resident risk factors for pressure ulcers preemptively resulted in harm to the residents.”
The nursing home failed to ensure the two residents “noted to be interested in therapy to improve or control urinary incontinence or educated on potential interventions available and provided options.” The deficient practice “may result in a resident of avoiding social situations, have been moisture associated skin damage and a failure to gain a maximum level of comfort and happiness in life.”
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