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Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
If your loved one was injured while living in a Randolph County nursing facility, contact the North Carolina Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal help. Our team of abuse prevention lawyers can work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages. Let us begin working on your case today.
Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home
This center is a 100-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Asheboro and Randolph County, North Carolina. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
400 Vision Drive
Asheboro, North Carolina 27203
Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-stay care, IV (intravenous) therapy, respite care, hospice, wound care, dementia and memory care, colostomy care, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Fined $98,802 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
North Carolina and federal agencies have the legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home and imposing monetary fines are denying reimbursement payments through Medicare if investigators identify serious violations and deficiencies. These penalties are typically imposed when the violation his severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $66,334 fine on January 25, 2019, and a $32,468 fine on August 02, 2018, for a total of $98,802.
This nursing facility received three complaints and self-reported four serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Asheboro North Carolina Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Our attorneys review data on every long-term and intermediate care facility on Medicare.com and the North Carolina Department of Public Health website.
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 Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date August 2, 2018
The state investigators determined that “the facility failed to prevent staff-to-resident abuse for [one resident] reviewed for abuse.” Specifically, the resident “sustained bruising and pain when a staff member transferred her from her wheelchair to her bed by grabbing her wrists.”
The resident “was physically abused when a nursing assistant physically placed her into the bed against her wishes, which resulted in the resident experiencing bruises to her left upper arm, top of the left hand, right elbow, and right upper arm and pain.”
A review of the resident’s Care Plan dated December 24, 2017, indicated that the resident “was at risk for injury or complications related to the use of anticoagulation therapy.” Interventions included observing the resident for “complaints of pain of the bone, abdomen, or joint. Observe for active bleeding, i.e., hematuria, bruising, etc.”
Even though the incident was first documented on July 12, 2018, at 10:40 AM, the 24-hour Facility Reported Incident Report was documented over two hours later 12:52 PM. The incident report indicated that the resident told the Nursing Assistant “when she approached her that she did not want to go to bed, but the Aide proceeded to grab her arm to put her to bed. The resident told the Aide, ‘Stop, you’re hurting me, and I am going to have a big bruise tomorrow.’”
The resident stated that the Aide replied, “I am not hurting you and proceeded to place her in bed, turning her fast and hard.” The resident “was tearful about the incident but easily comforted.” The nursing home Administrator terminated the Nursing Aides employment on July 18, 2018, after substantiating the allegation.
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Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Woodland Hill Center Nursing Home? Contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Randolph County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Asheboro.
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