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Information & Ratings on Sterling Manor Healthcare Center, Maple Shade, New Jersey
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This long-term care home is a "for profit" 124-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Maple Shade and Burlington County, New Jersey. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
794 N Forklanding Road
Maple Shade, New Jersey 08052
New Jersey and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Over the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary penalty of $15,801 against Sterling Manor Health Care Center on May 23, 2018, citing substandard care. Also, the facility received six formally filed complaints that all resulted in citations. Additional information about penalties and fines can be reviewed on the New Jersey Division of Aging Website.Maple Shade New Jersey Nursing Home Safety Concerns
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According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Respond to Properly to all Alleged Violations – citation date May 23, 2018
According to investigators, the facility “failed to investigate an allegation of sexual abuse, protect all residents for potential abuse by permitting the employee to work after the accusation was known to the Administrator; [and] report the allegation of abuse to the State agency within five days of the incident.”
The investigators determined that an Immediate Jeopardy situation existed for a resident “who allege sexual abuse by a facility employee” that was “identified on May 16, 2017, at 2:55 PM and corrected on May 16, 2018, at 4:45 PM.”
On May 15, 2018, the surveyor observed the resident “in bed with the privacy curtain pulled around the bed. Upon interview, the resident informed the surveyor that [they were] trying to sleep because [they] stayed up at night afraid to go to sleep that night. The resident turned and went back to sleep.”
The surveyor observed the resident the following morning “in the hallway with another resident” while crying. Shortly after, [the resident] “approached the surveyor of the nurse’s station to asked to speak with her.”
The resident stated that “on one occasion when [a Smoking Aide] came to [their] room, [the resident] was lying on their bed, sleeping.” The resident said that the Smoking Aide “was rubbing my arm when I woke up. He took my hand, turned it over and put it on his private area and said, ‘do you want to do me a favor?’” The resident stated that they “told the Smoking Aide, ‘you need to get out of my room and that he kind of laughed and walked out.’”
The resident told the surveyor that they had reported the incident documented above to the facility Administrator and verbalize to the Administrator that they were “scared to go to sleep and everything. According to the resident, the Administrator stated: ‘I did not have to be scared and that he would protect me.’”
The resident stated that on May 13, 2018, their family member “visited and that when the [resident] wanted to go outside to have a cigarette, the resident relayed that the Administrator told [them] because I had a visitor with me, ‘let me get you an Aide.’”
The resident said that the Administrator “sent the same Smoking Aide that [the resident] had complained about to accompany the resident to go smoke a cigarette.”
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