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Information & Ratings on Warr Acres Nursing Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Warr Acres Nursing Center
This facility is a 103-certified bed "for profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
6501 North Macarthur
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132
Warr Acres Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Warr Acres Nursing Center offers other services.
Additional focused care includes short-term and long-term rehab, wound care, hospice, respite care, diabetes management, social services, orthopedic recovery, postoperative care, peritoneal dialysis, IV (intravenous) therapy, and restorative nursing services involving physical, occupational and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the state of Oklahoma and federal agencies penalize nursing homes by denying reimbursement payments from Medicare or imposing monetary fines anytime the facility is cited for a severe violation of established regulations and rules that harm or could harm residents.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Warr Acres Nursing Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $6,500 fine on June 20, 2018, and a $43,979 fine on April 02, 2018, for a total of $50,479. During this time, Medicare denied payment on June 20, 2018, 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 about this nursing home can be found on the Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
Oklahoma City Oklahoma Nursing Home Safety Concerns
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 three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date April 2, 2018
- Failure to Ensure That Nurses and Nurse’s Aides Have the Appropriate Competencies to Care for Every Resident in a Way That Maximizes Their Well-Being – citation #F726 date April 2, 2018
According to state investigators, it was determined an Immediate Jeopardy situation existed “related to the facility’s failure to have an effective system for the care of a resident with a pressure ulcer. The facility failed to implement medical interventions to promote the healing of pressure ulcers; conduct accurate and thorough pressure ulcer assessments, and ensure competent nursing staff to care for the resident with pressure ulcers.”
Documentation shows that the resident was admitted to the nursing home “with one Stage II pressure ulcer on the right buttock that measures 5.0 cm x 4.0 cm in the hospital records dated March 12, 2018.” The notation shows that the resident “was sent to the hospital” and upon arrival, “the resident was found to be in [deadly] septic shock, most likely from a stage IV sacral decubitus ulcer. The ulcer was found to measure 7.6 cm x 7.8 cm with the distal sacrum and proximal coccyx exposed.”
The doctors determined that the resident “subsequently required intravenous antibiotic treatment” for the septic shock.” The Oklahoma State Department of Health “verified the existence of an Immediate Jeopardy situation.”
Other documentation shows that the resident was admitted to the facility with “a Stage IV pressure ulcer to a sacrum. Treatment orders were obtained [on that day], but the nurse failed to code the order correctly, and the treatment” was not included in the “electronic Treatment Administration Record. Therefore, it was not documented as being completed.”
The nursing home failed “to have competent nursing staff to care for residents with pressure ulcers.” The investigation involved the incident documented above where the resident “was found to be in septic shock, most likely from a Stage IV sacral decubitus ulcer.”
The facility was notified of their failure “to have the competent nursing staff to care for a resident with pressure ulcers.”
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