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Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim
Lawyers for Mistreated & Neglected at Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim
Many of the 1.5 million residents in nursing facilities in the U.S. are victims of mistreatment. In some cases, the nursing staff neglects these patients, or caregivers, visitors, employees, and other residents abuse, sexually assault, or mistreat the patient.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Orange County nursing facility, contact the California Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to ensure your family is adequately financially compensated for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim
This long-term care home is a 154-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Anaheim and Orange County, California. The "for-profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
3415 W Ball Road
Anaheim, California 92804
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
It is the responsibility of federal and state investigators to penalize any nursing home that has violated a rule or regulation that caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident. Many of these penalties involve monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services.
This nursing facility received thirteen complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive California Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Anaheim California Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of California and the federal government regularly updates its long-term care home database system with complete details of all deficiencies, 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date May 9, 2019
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date January 17, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure the abuse allegations were reported to the California Department of Public Health [within twenty-four hours] of the observation, knowledge, or suspicion of the abuse for [two residents].”
Specifically, “the facility failed to report the alleged verbal abuse of [one resident toward another resident and failed to] report the alleged physical abuse of [a third resident harming a fourth resident].” These deficient practices “failed to protect the residents allegedly abused and imposed the risk of further abuse to other residents.”
In one case, a resident said that another patient “was treating her bad and used offensive language while she was passing by [that patient’s] room.” The verbally assaulted resident said that “she could not remember the date or time when it happened [but said that] she told the Administrator and Social Services on April 5, 2019.”
The facility failed to ensure that two residents “had adequate supervision to prevent a fall.” One resident “fell from bed while receiving care from a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). This [failure] posed a risk for further falls for the resident.”
A review of the resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment indicated that the moderately cognitively impaired resident “was at risk for falls and had poor decision-making [processes and required] cues and supervision.” The resident “sustained a fall from bed with no injuries” on July 27, 2018. Again, on September 12, 2017, the resident sustained another fall from bed while a Certified Nursing Assistant “was providing care to her.”
The Progress Note indicated that the resident “rolled off the bed and onto the floor. The staff documented that the fall was witnessed by a resident’s family member.” The CNA said that “she had finished providing care to [the resident] when she turned away from the resident to grab a blanket.” At that time, the resident “slid off the bed onto the floor.”
The resident “did complain of pain to the back of her head.” The nursing staff transferred the resident back to the bed and notified the physician, who ordered to transfer [the resident] “to the Acute Care Hospital Emergency Department for evaluation.”
Do You Have More Questions about Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim? Let Our Team Help
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Anaheim? Contact the California nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Orange County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Anaheim.
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