Golden Acres Living and Rehab Center, Dallas, Texas
As recently as of October, 2013, the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES cited GOLDEN ACRES LIVING AND REHABILITATION CENTER located in Dallas, Texas for the following deficiencies:
“Based on observation, interview and record review, it was determined the facility failed to immediately consult with the resident’s physician and interested family member when the resident had a significant change in physical status for one (Resident #1) of 27 residents reviewed for skin/wound care and/or pacemakers. 1. LVN B failed to immediately consult with Resident #1’s physician when he saw the resident’s surgical wound had opened and the pacemaker was clearly visible.” The Survey continues on with the following: “These failures could also affect the 27 residents, who were cared for by LVN B, by placing them at risk for delayed medical care and treatment, increased infection, wound deterioration and/or death.”
For the complete details regarding the deficiencies of this nursing home, read the complete Survey here.
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