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St George Rehabilitation Center
Are you concerned that caregivers at the Washington County nursing facility have victimized your loved one through negligence and mistreatment? Do you suspect they have been physically, mentally, emotionally, or sexually assaulted by the nursing staff, visitors, or other patients?
Contact the Utah nursing home network of attorneys at (800) 926-7565 now for immediate legal intervention. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers will use the law to obtain financial compensation on your family’s behalf.St George Rehabilitation Center
This long-term care center is a 99-certified bed "for-profit" home providing services to residents of St George and Washington County, Utah. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1032 East 100 South
St George, Utah 84770
St George Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, St George Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $17,036 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
It is the legal responsibility of Utah and the federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against St George Rehabilitation Center for $17,036 on March 08, 2018, citing substandard care. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Utah Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationSt George Utah Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Utah Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including two 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 March 8, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “did not ensure the resident environment remain as free of accident hazards as is possible, and each resident receives adequate supervision and assistance devices to prevent accidents.” As a result of the deficient practice by the nursing staff, one resident sustained an injury.
The state investigators interviewed the resident involved in the investigation on the morning of March 6, 2018. The resident “was observed to have a bruise on her left temple.” The resident stated that “she fell out of her wheelchair, reaching for an item on the floor.”
The resident further stated that “she had multiple falls in the facility.” The investigators reviewed the resident’s medical records, including the facility Incident Reports for falls. One documentation dated June 11, 2017, indicated the resident “was found on the floor in her room. [The resident] stated she was holding onto the footboard of the bed [and] felt dizzy, so she slipped to the floor.” The facility initiated an investigation, notified the Physician and family, and performed a neurological assessment.
Later that same day at 4:20 PM, the resident was again “found on the floor. [The resident] stated she slipped out of her wheelchair and did not injure herself.” Immediate actions taken by the facility were to assist the resident back to the wheelchair, take vital signs, and complete a neurological assessment.
On August 24, 2017, just before dinner time, “[the resident] had an unwitnessed fall in the bathroom. [The resident] stated that she did not hit her head and has no pain from the fall.” The resident indicated that “she was trying to get up from the bathroom.”
On September 18, 2017, during the midafternoon, the resident was “on the floor in front of the toilet. [The resident] states she was transferring from the toilet to the wheelchair and she hit her left forehead.”
Another incident was documented on December 16, 2017, when the resident “was on the floor on her right side in front of her wheelchair. [The resident] stated [that she just] slipped out of her chair.”
On December 24, 2017, at 2:00 AM, the resident “was found on the floor. She was lying on her right side next to her wheelchair by the bathroom door. She said she fell on her left side and rolled over to her right side to relieve the pain. [The resident] stated she was trying to get to the bathroom.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at St George Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Utah network of abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Washington County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including St George.
We do not charge for case evaluations and consultations. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we will postpone all of your payments for legal services until after we have secured a financial recovery on your behalf.