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Information & Ratings on Wisconsin Dells Health Services Care Center, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of physical abuse, sexual assault, neglect, or mistreatment while living in a Columbia County nursing facility? Are you concerned that their injuries occurred at the hands of caregivers, nurses, employees, visitors, or other patients? If so, contact the Wisconsin 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 compensation for your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for causing the harm legally and financially accountable. Let us begin working on your case now.Wisconsin Dells Health Services Care Center
This long-term care home is a "for profit" 90-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Wisconsin Dells and Columbia County, Wisconsin. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
300 Race St
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Wisconsin Dells Health Services Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes social activities, dietary services, clinical care, and rehabilitation.
Both Wisconsin and the federal government can impose a monetary fine or deny payments through Medicare when a nursing facility has been found to violate established regulations and rules. The higher the monetary fine, the more serious the violation is that likely harmed or could have harmed one or more residents at the nursing home.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Wisconsin Dells Health Services Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $77,244 fine on June 05, 2017, and a $29,229 fine on December 20, 2016, for a total of $106,473.
The nursing home also received five complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Residential Care Website.
The state of Wisconsin and federal government regularly updates their 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, three out of five stars for staffing issues and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Allow the Resident to Refuse Treatment or Take Part in an Experiment or Formulate Advance Directives – citation #155 date June 5, 2017
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date June 5, 2017
According to state investigators, “the facility did not ensure the resident’s right to request, refuse or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research and to formulate an advance directive.” The surveyors reviewed the resident’s chart that “did not accurately identify his wish for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).”
This “failure to accurately identify [the resident’s] code status resulted in an Immediate Jeopardy to the health and safety of [the resident], who had the potential not to be resuscitated by staff in case of an emergency, which was against his expressed wishes.”
The nursing home “did not have evidence that all alleged violations are thoroughly investigated or ensure prevention of further potential abuse, neglect, exploitation or mistreatment while the investigation is in progress, abuse occurrences/investigations involving [two residents].”
One resident “was discovered to have an injury of unknown origin to his left hip and just below his ribs. The facility did not ensure it was thoroughly investigated, including asking [the resident] if he knew how it happened or if anyone hurt him.”
A second resident presented “bruises to her face.” However, “the facility did not complete a thorough investigation of the injury.” As a part of the investigation, the surveyor interviewed the Social Worker stated, “she does participate in investigations of injuries of unknown origin.”
The Social Worker stated that “I agree that [the resident] should have been interviewed, at least asked if anyone had harmed him.” The surveyor asked if staff were interviewed and [the Social Worker] stated that she, “did not have any evidence that staff was interviewed, but they should have been documented.” It was noted that the Social Worker also agreed that the resident’s “bruises should have been more thoroughly investigated.”
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Wisconsin Dells Health Services Care Center? Contact the Wisconsin nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Columbia County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas including Wisconsin Dells.
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