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Western Rehabilitation Care Center
Are you concerned that caregivers at the Fairfield County nursing facility have victimized your loved one through negligence and mistreatment? Do you suspect they have been physically, mentally, emotionally, or sexually assaulted by the nursing staff, visitors, or other patients?
Contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers will use the law to obtain financial compensation on your family’s behalf.Western Rehabilitation Care Center
This facility is a 180-certified bed "for-profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Danbury and Fairfield County, Connecticut. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
107 Osborne Street
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Western Rehabilitation Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Western Rehabilitation Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, cardiac care, enteral nutrition, pain management, respite, post-trauma, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $7,938 for substandard careFinancial Penalties and Violations
Federal agencies and the State of Connecticut have a legal responsibility to monitor every nursing facility. If serious violations are identified, the government can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the resident was harmed or could have been harmed by the deficiency.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Western Rehabilitation Care Center for $7,938 on February 22, 2017, citing substandard care. This nursing facility received one complaint and self-reported four serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations.
Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Connecticut Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationDanbury Connecticut Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Information on every intermediate and long-term care home in the state can be reviewed on government-owned and operated database websites, including the Connecticut Department of Public Health 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues, and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date February 8, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to provide appropriate supervision when fifteen-minute checks were implemented to prevent another resident from being injured.” This investigation involved a resident who “had memory deficits, was not able to make decisions regarding tasks of daily life, exhibited physical behavior symptoms directed toward others, and was independent with ambulating on the unit.”
A Nurse’s Note identified that the resident “had a behavior of attempting to hurt other residents.” The note dated May 26, 2018, identified the resident was “observed by the Charge Nurse, holding another resident’s hooded jacket and pulling the hood tightly around the resident’s neck.” The aggressive resident “was transferred to the hospital at [noon] for evaluation and returned at 4:30 PM and upon return, was placed on one-on-one observations.”
Approximately a week later, on June 3, 2018, the staff observed the resident “with his/her hands around another resident’s neck, choking the resident and then [the aggressive resident] pushed the [victim] to the floor. Subsequent to the incident, [the aggressive resident] was transferred to the hospital for an evaluation, returning later at 6:45 PM, and upon return was placed on one-on-one observations.”
On June 11, 2018, at 1:59 PM, a Nurse’s Note identified that the resident “continued on one-on-one observations and was observed to push another resident’s wheelchair, and when the Nurse Aide intervened, [the aggressive resident] became angry and again grabbed the wheelchair and attempted to push the wheelchair.”
On June 28, 2018, at approximately 1:00 PM, the aggressive resident “entered another resident’s room. When he/she was asked to leave, [the aggressive resident held the victim] in bed and [was] scratching [the victim’s] right hand, and three indents were noted on [the victim’s] hands.” The note indicates that the resident “was placed on one-on-one observation after the incident until [the aggressive resident] was transferred to the hospital at 8:00 PM.”
The survey team requested that the facility provide documentation that fifteen-minute checks were conducted and documented, as outlined in the resident’s updated Plans of Care. However, the facility was unable to provide the documentation.
Do you believe that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment, abuse, or neglect while living at Western Rehabilitation Care Center? Contact the Connecticut nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Fairfield County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Danbury.
Our legal team offers every client a free, initial case consultation. Additionally, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means you do not owe us anything until we have secured a monetary compensation on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.