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Information & Ratings on Walton Manor Health Care Center, Walton Hills, Ohio
Mistreatment of the elderly in nursing homes is an unacceptable, reprehensible, and disgraceful event that harms not only the victim, but his or her family. Many individuals entrust the care of a loved one to the staff in a nursing home by placing their full faith that they will receive the best care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse in nursing homes happen all too often.
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Medina County nursing facility, contact the Ohio Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary recovery for your damages. We can begin working on your case today.Walton Manor Health Care Center
This center is a 150-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Walton Hills and Medina County, Ohio. The "for profit" long-term care home is located at:
19859 Alexander Rd
Walton Hills, Ohio 44146
Walton Manor Health Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Walton Manor Health Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes assisted living options, long-term care, memory care, and rehabilitative care including physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Ohio and federal nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines and deny payment for Medicare services for any nursing facility cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Walton Manor Health Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $25,272 fine on August 17, 2017, a $17,681 fine on June 21, 2016, and a $2,633 fine on March 04, 2016, for a total of $45,586.
The nursing home also received six complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
The federal government and Ohio Department of Public Health website update comprehensive information containing historical details of all citations and violations.
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 three 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 date #F600 October 25, 2018
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date August 17, 2017
The nursing home “failed to ensure [a resident] was free from verbal abuse.” The incident involved a resident who “was alert and oriented to person, place and time [and] required extensive assist to total assistance from staffed for activities of daily living.”
The surveyors reviewed the facility Self-Reported Incident (SRI) that occurred that was documented on June 30, 2018. At that time, a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) became aggravated with the resident “and cursed at him, while his daughter was on the phone. The resident’s daughter reported this to the Charge Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN) that her father was cursed at by his STNA.”
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to ensure the Physician order treatment/dressings were completed for [the resident’s] sacral pressure ulcer.” Actual harm occurred to the resident’s “Stage II sacral pressure ulcer” when the staff failed to monitor and treat the wound as ordered by the Physician.
This negligence resulted “in a declined to an unstageable pressure ulcer” that could threaten the life of the resident.
Documentation shows that the resident was “at risk for developing a pressure ulcer.” Weekly Wound Assessments between July 10, 2017, and July 21, 2017, show that the pressure ulcer had progressed “to an unstageable pressure ulcer there was no 4.0 cm x 5.0 cm. The debt was not measured since the base of the wound was not visible.”
Documentation shows that the wound bed “was completely covered with necrotic [dead] tissue and moderate serous drainage was recorded.” Ten days later, the unstageable pressure ulcer to the sacral area had increased in size and appeared pink and necrotic with “moderate serous drainage. The ulcer bed was assessed to have 60% subcutaneous tissue visible, and another 40% was necrotic tissue.”
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