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Information & Ratings on Villa at Lincoln Park Care Center, Racine, Wisconsin
Mistreatment, abuse, and neglect in nursing facilities are often the result of the nursing staff or other caregivers not providing the resident care according to established standards of quality. Their inappropriate behavior often leads to harm, injury or wrongful death. In other incidents, the victim is assaulted by other residents.
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Villa at Lincoln Park Care Center
This long-term care center is a "for profit" 122-certified bed home providing cares to residents of Racine and Racine County, Wisconsin. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
1700 C A Becker Dr
Racine, Wisconsin 53406
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Villa at Lincoln Park Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes post-acute care, long-term care, stroke/movement disorder recovery, medically complex care, post-surgical care, cardiac care, bariatric rehab, transition management and wound care.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators working for the state of Wisconsin and the federal government had the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing home has been cited for serious violations of established regulations and rules.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Villa at Lincoln Park Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $23,595 fine on January 29, 2018, a $218,346 fine on October 11, 2016, and a $5,850 fine on April 27, 2016, for a total of $247,791. During this time, Medicare denied payment on October 11, 2016, due to a lack of quality care.
This nursing home also received twelve complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
Racine Wisconsin Nursing Home Safety Concerns
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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure Every Resident’s Drug Regimen Is Free from Unnecessary Medications – citation #757 date September 12, 2018
- Failure to Ensure Services Provided by the Nursing Facility Met Professional Standards of Quality – citation #F658 date November 7, 2018
According to state surveyors, “the facility did not always ensure that [two residents] reviewed for adequate monitoring of medications received medications that were monitored or prescribed effectively to determine their necessity.”
In one case, a resident “was observed to be prescribed three medications [affecting] blood pressure during an observed medication administration.” On that date, the medications “which can lower blood pressure, or observed to be dispense [before] taking the resident’s blood pressure. There was no prescribed blood pressure parameters and the medication orders to advise the nurse as to when to hold these medications.”
In another case, a different resident “was prescribed to antibiotics following hospitalization. Once admitted to the facility, these to antibiotics were not reviewed to determine the necessity in treating infection by the facility infection control preventionist.”
The facility “did not ensure that services provided by the facility meet professional standards of quality for intravenous (IV) medication and management.”
The surveyor said that “during an investigation of allegations that Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) untrained in IV medication administration and IV line management were administering IV medications and flushing IV lines with saline, it was discovered that [two LPNs] who are not IV certified, had administered [one resident’s] IV medication and flushed [their] IV line with saline.”
The surveyors documented that to LPNs administered “IV medications and flushed the IV line for [the resident] despite having no training that would prepare them to competently perform the task.”
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