Information & Ratings on Villa at Bradley Estates Care Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Any mistreatment of the senior citizen in a nursing facility can constitute neglect or abuse if it occurs at the hands of caregivers, employees, family members, friends, or other patients. Every member of the nursing staff and employee always has a legal responsibility to protect their residents and keep them safe in their environment.
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This long-term care facility is a 198-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The "for profit" home is located at:
6735 W Bradley Rd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223
Villa at Bradley Estates Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Villa at Bradley Estates Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes Alzheimer’s and dementia care, memory care, orthopedic rehab, transitional management, long-term care, medically complex care, post-surgical care, lymphedema care, cardiac care, hospice, palliative care, and respiratory/pulmonary services.
The federal government has the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has violated rules and regulations that have harmed or could have harmed a nursing facility resident. These penalties include denial of payment for Medicare services are an imposed a monetary fine.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Villa at Bradley Estates Care Center for $24,353 on September 01, 2016, citing substandard care. This nursing facility also received 30 complaints and self-reported three serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations.
Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Wisconsin Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
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 four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Tell the Resident’s Doctor or Resident’s Representative of a Change in the Resident’s Condition Including a Decline in Their Health – citation #F580 date April 25, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility did not immediately notify the Physician or resident’s Power of Attorney for Health Care when there was a significant change in the resident’s physical status or a need to alter treatment.”
The investigation involved a resident whose Power of Attorney for Health Care “was not informed of the facility noticing blood in [the resident’s] underwear.” The resident’s Physician wanted the resident to be “sent to the emergency room so that [the doctor] could evaluate [the resident] for a bilateral medical condition in his lower extremities.”
The Director of Nursing at the facility assessed the resident and did not know see bilateral medical condition. As a result, the resident “was not sent to the emergency room and [the doctor] was not notified by the facility of [the resident’s declining condition].”
Three days later, on April 23, 2018, the resident’s “diabetic right foot ulcer had a change in condition and [the resident’s] Physician was not immediately notified consulted with [regarding the resident’s] current wound care treatment.” The resident’s Power of Attorney for Health Care “registered a complaint with the Division of Quality Assurance.”
During the complaint intake, the Power of Attorney informed the surveyor that the facility staff told her that the resident’s “foot was swollen from [the resident] eating potato chips.” The resident’s power of attorney stated that “she was back and forth with the facility nurse regarding [the resident’s] increase in the leg [swelling]. When the complainant and contacted the facility again, the complainant was told that [the resident] was being sent out due to [the resident] refusing lab work.”
The power of attorney stated that “no one called her regarding plans to send [the resident] out, that it just so happens she had called and spoke to a nurse who stated they were in the process of sending [the resident] out” to the hospital emergency room.
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