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Information & Ratings on Wagoner Health and Rehabilitation Center, Wagoner, Oklahoma
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, neglected or abused while living in a Wagoner County nursing facility, contact the Oklahoma Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Our team of 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.Wagoner Health and Rehabilitation Center
This facility is a 117-certified bed "for profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Wagoner and Wagoner County, Oklahoma. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
205 North Lincoln Avenue
Wagoner, Oklahoma 74467
Oklahoma and the federal government have the legal obligation to monitor every nursing facility and impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the home has violated established nursing home regulations and rules. In severe cases, the nursing facility will receive multiple penalties if investigators find the violations are severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Wagoner Health and Rehabilitation Center for $6,646 on April 18, 2018, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on May 03, 2017, due to a lack of quality care.
The nursing home also received four complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Our attorneys obtain and review data on every Oklahoma long-term care home from various online publically available sources, including the Department of Public Health website 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, one out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Develop a Complete Care Plan within Seven Days of the Comprehensive Assessment Is Prepared, Reviewed and Revised by Team of Health Professionals – citation #F657 date April 18, 2018
According to state investigators, “the facility failed to ensure the Care Plan was updated or revised the new interventions regarding behaviors. This failure “had the potential to affect all forty-one residents who resided in the”
The state survey team reviewed the resident’s Quarterly Assessment that documented that the resident’s cognition “was limited to sometimes making oneself understood and sometimes understanding, and wanders daily.” The resident’s September 28, 2017, Care Plan noted that the resident “is at risk for falls, mood or behavior change, adverse reactions to his medication and changes in his appetite related to the use of mood-altering medications.”
However, the resident’s Care Plan “did not address wandering.” A nursing note dated September 17, 2017, at 9:00 PM documented that the resident was “up and about the facility in a wheelchair.”
On September 1, 2018, at 2:40 PM, the Nurse said there was no documented [evidence] that the resident “was in another resident’s room.” However, a State Reported Incident Form on that date documented that the resident had entered another’s resident’s room who then “struck him in the face requiring [the first resident] to receive medical attention of the local emergency room.”
A Nurse ‘s Note documented that the resident “was found outside in the courtyard.” The state surveyors asked the Director of Nursing to provide a Care Plan for the resident. The surveyors reviewed the Resident Plan of Care Form dated April 16, 2018, that documented “an interdisciplinary review of the Care Plan had been conducted.” However, “no updates were found documented in the Care Plan regarding the resident’s wandering behavior.”
Additionally, there was “no documentation found that the resident’s Care Plan had been updated to reflect the resident’s behavior four wandering.” The surveyors asked the Director of Nursing “when the care plans for updated. She stated the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the MDS Coordinator role was new to care plans.” The Director verified that “everything should be on the Care Plan but had not seen them updated.”
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