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Information & Ratings on Woodland Park Rehabilitation Center, Orbisonia, Pennsylvania
Do you suspect that the injury your loved one obtained while living in a Huntingdon County nursing facility could have been prevented had the nursing staff followed the established procedures and protocols? Was there harm through resident-to-resident abuse or staff-to-resident negligence? If so, contact the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for legal assistance.
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This long-term care facility is a 125-certified bed “for-profit” home providing services and cares to residents of Orbisonia and Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:
18889 Croghan Pike
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania 17243
Woodland Park Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Woodland Park Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes therapeutic recreation, patient education, and comprehensive transition to home processes.
Federal agencies and the State of Pennsylvania 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 Woodland Park Rehabilitation Center for $7,023 on January 05, 2018, citing substandard care.
This nursing facility also received five complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Report Website.
The state of Pennsylvania and Medicare.com routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all 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 four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date September 21, 2016
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies and Procedures That Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment – citation date January 10, 2019
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Change in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F157 date November 17, 2016
The nursing home “failed to report an incident of possible resident neglected resulted in serious physical injury to other agencies (Pennsylvania Department of Aging) [required] by state law.” A review of a Nursing Note revealed that a resident “was found lying on her right side on the floor beside the bed with blood on the floor underneath her head.” At that time, “her feet were tangled in the bed blankets.”
The nursing staff transferred the resident “to the emergency room where a computed tomography scan (CT scan) of the cervical spine revealed an acute compression.”
The Investigation Information provided by the facility revealed that a Nurse Aide “elevated the head of the resident’s bed during the meal and when the male was finished, the Nurse Aide left the head of the bed elevated and exited the room.”
The “resident’s bed was equipped with an air mattress in the facility identified that the height of the head of the bed because the resident [tried] to slide out of bed, resulting in the acute compression fracture.” This failure indicated that “neglect may have been involved in the resident’s accident and injury.”
According to investigators, “the facility failed to implement its abuse prohibition policies regarding verifying new employees’ standing with the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry or the State Board of Nursing.” The deficient practice involved two new employees.”
In violation with state law, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)’s professional license was not verified with the State Board of Nursing until four days after the LPN was hired.” Documentation involving a Nurse Aide personnel file indicated that twenty-two days went by before her enrollment on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry was verified.
The nursing home “failed to notify the resident’s legal representative or interested family member when there was a change in condition.” The deficient practice involved three residents at the facility.” In one incident, a resident was “seen by the Physician for a complaint of leg pain.”
The resident received a Physician’s orders. However, “there was no documented evidence that the resident’s responsible party or interested family member was notified about these changes.”
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