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Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Abuse and Neglect Attorneys
Has the nursing home staff victimized your loved one by failing to meet professional standards of quality and acceptable practices? Do you believe that your loved one might be the victim of mistreatment, neglect or abuse at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors or other patients? If so, contact the Kentucky Nursing Home Law Center attorneys for immediate legal intervention.
Let our team of lawyers work on your behalf to ensure that your family receives adequate monetary recovery for your damages. Time is of the essence. All documentation must be filed in the appropriate county courthouse before the Kentucky statute of limitations expires.Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
This Medicare/Medicaid-participating long-term care (LTC) center is a "for profit" 81-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Stanton and Powell County, Kentucky. The facility is located at:
31 Derickson Lane
Stanton, Kentucky, 40380
Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Stanton Nursing and Rehab Center also offers medication management, respite care, continence support, wound care, and respiratory therapy care.Financial Penalties and Violations
Kentucky nursing home regulators and federal inspectors have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home identified as violating regulations that harm or could harm a resident. Typically, these penalties include monetary fines and denial for payment of medical services.
Within the last three years, Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received four formally filed complaints and self-reported one serious issue that all resulted in citations. Additional information concerning this nursing facility can be reviewed on the Kentucky Department of Health Care Nursing Home Reporting Website.Stanton Kentucky Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Medicare.gov and the Kentucky Department of Public Health online site routinely update their comprehensive historical list of health violations of every facility statewide.
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 Ensure Residents Receive Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bedsores or Heal Existing Pressure Sores – citation date September 29, 2016
- Failure to Provide Proper Care for Residents Who Are Incontinent of Bowel and Bladder to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections – citation date December 14, 2017
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation date September 29, 2016
- Failure to Ensure There Is an Effective Pest Control Program to Prevent or Deal with Mice, Insects or Other Pests – citation date September 29, 2016
The state surveyors “determined that the facility failed to provide appropriate interventions to prevent skin breakdown for [one resident].” According to the resident’s Comprehensive Care Plan, the resident “was to have elbow protectors in place at all times to prevent skin breakdown. However, observations of [the resident revealed that the resident] did not have elbow protectors present” on multiple days.
According to state investigators, the nursing home “failed to ensure one resident received the necessary care and services to maintain bowel and bladder function. The facility assessed [the resident] to have a bowel and bladder incontinence and developed a Care Plan for the resident to be on a toileting program.”
However, the resident “was incontinent of bowel and bladder and utilized an incontinence brief because staff did not assess the resident to the bedpan [or] bathroom timely.”
The state surveyors “determined the facility failed to provide adequate interventions to prevent falls for [two residents. One resident] had been assessed by the facility to be at high risk for falls and interventions were noted for [them] to have a sensor pad alarm present in [their] wheelchair to prevent falls.”
However, surveyors observed the resident who “did not have any sensor pad alarm present in the wheelchair. In addition, [a second resident] had been assessed by the facility to be at high risk for falls. An intervention had been initiated for [the second resident] to have knee protectors present” which were not present.
The state survey team “determined that the facility failed to maintain an effective pest control program. Flies and gnats were observed on both units of the facility and in the facility’s dining room during the survey.” The surveyors state that “the pests were observed to be in contact with residents’ food in the dining room and contact with residents’ skin.”
Was your loved one victimized while living at Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the Kentucky nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 today. Our network of attorneys fights aggressively on behalf of Powell County victims of mistreatment living in long-term facilities including nursing homes in Stanton.
Our legal team provides all clients with a “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you owe us nothing if we are unable to obtain compensation on your behalf. We can start working on your case today to make sure you and your family receives monetary recovery for your damages. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.