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Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center
Is it your duty to protect your loved one from mistreatment while they live in a Cherokee County nursing facility? Are you concerned that they are being mistreated, neglected, or abused by caregivers, employees, visitors, or other patients? If so, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure that your loved one receives the dignity and respect they deserve. We will use the law to hold those responsible legally and financially accountable. Let us begin working on your case today to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center
This nursing center is a "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services and cares to residents of Andrews and Cherokee County, North Carolina. The 76-certified bed long-term care nursing home is located at:
551 Kent Street
Andrews, North Carolina 28901
Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric 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 $11,102 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
North Carolina and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has been cited for a serious violation that harmed or could have harmed in nursing home resident. Typically, these penalties include imposed monetary fines and denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center for $11,102 on September 21, 2017, citing substandard care. The nursing home received fourteen complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Adult Protective Services) Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationAndrews North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the North Carolina Department of Public Health website.
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date September 30, 2016
- Failure to Provide Enough Nurses to Care for Every Resident to Ensure Their Well-Being Is Maximized – citation #F353 date September 30, 2016
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to submit three 5-day working reports to the Health Care Personnel Registry timely for [three residents] reviewed for misappropriation of property.” One case involved three residents who were “alert and oriented and with no short or long-term memory problems.”
A review of records indicated that three residents had “accused the receptionist of taking money from their accounts without their permission. The incident was reported to the local police department on July 21, 2016, at 5:00 PM for all three allegations by administrative staff.”
An initial 24-hour report was submitted to the proper state authorities the following day and the follow-up 5-working day reports for all three allegations “were due to be submitted on July 28, 2016, but were not submitted until July 29, 2016” after the initial time allowed by law had passed. The facility Administrator stated that “his expectation was for both the 24-hour and 5-day report to be reported timely.”
The nursing home “failed to provide sufficient nursing staff to meet the needs of residents by not providing residents’ showers and oral care.” Based on record reviews and interviews with staff members and residents, “the facility failed to resolve grievances regarding showers.”
Also, the nursing home “failed to provide oral care for [one resident] and assistance with showers for [seven residents] who requires extensive to total assistance with activities of daily living.” The Director of Nursing stated during an interview that “they were currently working on a plan to address showers not being given [and stated she expected] that the resident’s get the number of showers they or a family member requested on a weekly basis.”
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Valley View Care and Rehabilitation Center? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Cherokee County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Andrews.
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