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Trinity Health Care of Logan
Attorneys for Mistreated & Neglected at Trinity Health Care of Logan (SFF)
Many families are overwhelmed when they make the ultimate decision to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure the quality of their life is maximized. They believe that they will receive the best care in a compassionate, respected, and safe environment. Unfortunately, not all members of the nursing team will uphold their responsibility and provide care that meets the resident's needs.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Logan County nursing facility, contact the West Virginia Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers can work on your family's behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.
Trinity Health Care of Logan (SFF)
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Logan and Logan County, West Virginia. The 120-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
1000 West Park Avenue
Logan, West Virginia 25601
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Trinity Health Care of Logan offers other services. Additional focused attention includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $483,519 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
West Virginia and the federal government have a legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home in the state. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or hold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused damage to a resident.
Special Focus Facility - Medicare has deemed this nursing home a Special Focus Facility (SFF) due to "a history of persistent poor quality of care, as indicated by the findings of state or Federal inspection teams." This designation "means the facility subjected to more frequent inspections, escalating penalties, and potential termination from Medicare or Medicaid."
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Trinity Health Care of Logan, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $337,009 fine on June 12, 2018, and a $146,510 fine on April 11, 2017, for a total of $483,519.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Logan West Virginia Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the West Virginia Department of Public Health website.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues, and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody- citation #F600 date June 12, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure each resident was free from abuse and neglect. Additionally, the facility failed to not use verbal, mental, sexual, or physical abuse or involuntary seclusion."
This "deficient practice caused actual harm to [four residents]." The deficient practice "had the potential to affect more than an isolated number [of residents]."
The surveyors reviewed the Incident/Accident Report and found that on February 1, 2018, an incident "occurred in the shower room." The report indicated that the staff was called to the shower room and found the resident sitting on the floor. The resident "complained of pain in the left wrist. The left wrist was noted to be swollen at the time. The resident has no other complaints of pain. No redness or bruising noted at this time. The resident was able to give a description," that stated, "my wrist is really hurting me," while holding their wrist.
A staff member stated that they were assisting the resident with showering and while turning to get a piece of clothing the resident "tried to walk by [herself] and lost her footing." A Nursing Assistant attempted "to catch her but was not quick enough."
In another incident involving an allegation of abuse, [it was] revealed that a resident had reported to a Social Worker that "she was trying to get out the door to smoke. While trying to get the resident back into the building, it was alleged that [a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)] grabbed the resident's right hand and squeezed her fingers hard, causing pain." The resident said, "it hurt really bad. I thought she had broken it."
Abused at Trinity Health Care of Logan? Our Attorneys Can Help
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Trinity Health Care of Logan? Contact the West Virginia nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Logan County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Logan.
Our legal team offers every client a free, initial case consultation. Additionally, we offer a 100% "No Win/No-Fee" Guarantee. This promise means you do not owe us anything until we have secured a monetary compensation on your behalf.