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Information & Ratings on Wildwood Care Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Any mistreatment of a senior citizen in a nursing facility can constitute neglect or abuse if it occurs at the hands of caregivers, employees, family members, friends, or other patients. Every member of the nursing staff and employee has a legal responsibility to protect their residents and keep them safe in their environment.
If your loved one was injured while residing in a Tulsa County nursing facility, contact the Oklahoma Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation for your damages. Time is of the essence. All necessary documentation must be filed in the proper county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.Wildwood Care Center
This long-term care facility is a 56-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Tulsa and Tulsa County, Oklahoma. The "for profit" home is located at:
3333 East 28th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
The investigators and surveyors for Medicare and the state of Oklahoma have the legal authority to impose monetary fines are denied payment for Medicare services any time a nursing home is cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Wildwood Care Center for $43,230 on July 17, 2018, citing substandard care. During this time, Medicare denied payment on July 17, 2018, due to a lack of quality care.
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 Oklahoma Long Term Care Provider Inspection Search Website.
The federal government and Oklahoma 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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date August 22, 2017
According to state surveyors, “the facility failed to provide supervision to prevent falls for [one resident].” The facility “failed to complete fall investigations to determine the underlying cause of the falls for the resident [and failed to] implement new intervention to prevent falls for the resident.” The facility “identified seven residents who had fallen in the last month.”
The resident’s admittance documents noted that the resident “was at risk for high falls.” The resident’s Assessment noted that the resident “had fallen two or more times with no injuries since admission.”
However, when the surveyors reviewed the Initial Temporary Care Plan, it “did not document, the resident was at risk for falls. The Care Plan did not document interventions to prevent falls.”
The Care Plan dated May 28, 2017, noted that the resident “had fallen out of bed in the interventions were to for the staff to check the resident for unmet needs and ensure the bed alarm was on and working properly.” The Care Plan documented that on June 4, 2017, the resident stated [injuries].”
The Care Plan documented new interventions were for staff to check the bed alarm and fall mat [to ensure the items] were in place before leaving the room, anticipate and meet the resident’s needs, ensure the resident’s call light was within reach, and encourage the resident to use the call light for assistance.”
The resident’s Care Plan documented that “the resident needed a proper response to all requests for assistance,” it did not “document interventions to prevent further falls for the resident after falls occurring on July 30, 2017, August 8, 2017, and August 13, 2017.”
The incident report dated June 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM documented that “the resident was found on the floor. The report documented new interventions to prevent falls were for the staff to provide frequent checks and ensure the fall mat was in place. The report documented no injury had occurred.”
A subsequent incident report written approximately eight hours later at 10:10 PM, documented that “the resident was found on the floor and stated she hit her head. The report documented the resident was sent to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.” The Care Plan included “new interventions to prevent falls [including for the] staff to be in-serviced regarding checking to ensure the fall mat and call light were in place before leaving the room.”
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Wildwood Care Center? Contact the Oklahoma nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Tulsa County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Tulsa.
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