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“I CAN ONLY DESCRIBE AS SIGNIFICANT NEGLECT…THERE WAS STOOL PACKED IN HIS WOUNDS” ER REPORTS STATES

KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE & REHAB – PARK PLACE

LOCATED: 1500 32ND ST S, GREAT FALLS, MT 59405

KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE & REHAB – PARK PLACE was cited by the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES for the following deficiencies:

PLEASE NOTE: The following highlighted quoted text is only a portion of the full report/survey submitted by DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES. The full report/survey can be found here.

FACILITY FAILED TO GIVE RESIDENTS PROPER TREATMENT TO PREVENT NEW BED (PRESSURE) SORES OR HEAL EXISTING BED SORES.

**NOTE- TERMS IN BRACKETS HAVE BEEN EDITED TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIALITY**

Based on observation, interview and record review, the facility failed to prevent the development of 3 Stage II pressure ulcers, the worsening of pressure ulcers, the development of 2 Unstageable pressures ulcers, and a wound infection for 1 (#13) of 17 sampled residents. The facility failed to prevent the development of an Unstageable pressure ulcer for 1 (#6) of 17 residents.

Review of resident #13’s ER admission note, dated 12/18/16 at 1:43 a.m., showed (physical exam in the ED has revealed what I can only describe as significant neglect resulting in serious ulceration, possible perirectal fistula and even ulceration and swelling of the posterior scrotum. There was stool packed into his wounds. His urinalysis shows significant infections. Skin break down was noted on both heels, pressure sore with damage down to the fascia on the scrotum and pressure sore on coccyx with damage down to the muscle.

Review of the resident’s hospital notes, dated 12/25/16, showed the resident had septic shock secondary to urinary tract infection present on admission; stage IV decubitus ulcer, which was noted to have stool inside the wound at admission. A culture, dated 12/19/16, showed drainage from the penis had E. coli, and Proteus Mirabilis. The two urine cultures were contaminated with the same 2 organisms. The left ischial necrotic tissue had the same two organisms, plus Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The bone culture also had [MEDICAL CONDITION][MEDICATION NAME]. Resident #13 had surgery for [REDACTED]. He was placed on Hospice 12/28/16. The resident passed away on 12/29/16.

Review of resident #13’s Progress Note, dated 6/22/16, showed his penis was swollen and macerated.

Review of resident #13’s Progress Note, dated 6/22/16, showed he had a small amount of thick green drainage from the open area on the penis. Will request orders for antibiotic ointment.

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