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Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center
Attorneys for Mistreated & Abused at Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center
The number of cases involving mistreatment in nursing facilities throughout California has risen significantly over the last few decades. Many senior citizens, rehabilitating and disabled become victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors, or other patients. If your loved one was injured while living in a Ventura County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance.
Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases exactly like yours, and we can help your family, too. Let us begin working on your case now to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages.
Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center
This long-term care home is a 123-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Thousand Oaks and Ventura County, California. The "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
93 W Avenida De Los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, California 91360
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the state of California and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal responsibility of penalizing any facility that has violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties often include monetary fines and denying payment of Medicare services.
Medicare has cited this facility for abuse. Medicare says that “every nursing home resident deserves to retain their basic human dignity and be treated with respect at all times. Abuse and neglect are never acceptable.” Nursing homes “cited for abuse are required to take steps to protect their residents.”
This nursing facility received twenty-three complaints and self-reported five 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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Thousand Oaks California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites including the California Department of Public Health 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 Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect and Mistreatment – citation #F607 date April 26, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure allegations of abuse were reported by facility staff as mandated by law [according to] the facility’s policy and procedures on abuse. A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) reported, on her last day of employment, witnessing an alleged abuse by [another CNA toward five residents] from the last seven years ago to the present.”
The surveyors determined that “this failure had the potential for residents to be abused by staff with no investigation and preventative measures of protection from the facility, which can result in harm.” The investigative team interviewed the facility Administrator who indicated that the CNA “was retiring and wanted to clear the air before leaving.” The CNA reported to the Administrator “five separate abuse allegation incidents against [one specific CNA] involving five residents.”
The Administrator indicated that the reporting CNA, another CNA, and a Licensed Nurse were all interviewed on January 9, 2019 “about the abuse allegations.” The reporting CNA “indicated in the interview that between three days to possibly seven years ago” another CNA called a resident “white trash when the CNA was looking for [that resident].”
The reporting CNA indicated another CNA had reported the allegedly abusive Certified Nursing Assistant changing the same resident’s brief when the resident “cussed out loud.” At that time, the allegedly abusive CNA “verbally responded with inappropriate words.”
The reporting Certified Nursing Assistant also said that a third CNA had witnessed the allegedly abusive Certified Nursing Assistant spit in a second resident’s face. However, no CNA’s reported the abuse incident to the administration but only to each other. Allegedly, the abusive CNA also forcefully grabbed another resident.
The state investigators found that there were “no records located in the abuse log regarding the incident involving [the allegedly aggressive CNA with five different residents between] four to seven years ago.” No evidence was located in the records concerning the reporting CNA had notified the administration of any of the incidents.
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Do you believe that your loved one has suffered harm through mistreatment while living at Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Ventura County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Thousand Oaks.
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