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Owensboro, KY – Care Plans for Safety Alarms & Pressure Sore Prevention Not Followed

KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION – HILLCREST

Located: 3740 Old Hartford Rd., Owensboro, KY 42303

KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION – HILLCREST was cited by the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES for the following deficiencies:

Please Note: The following highlighted quoted text is only a portion of the full report/survey. The full report/survey can be found here.

SERVICES BY QUALIFIED PERSONS/PER CARE PLAN

Based on observation, interview, record review and facility policy/procedure review it was determined the facility failed to ensure care was provided in accordance to the resident’s care plan. 

Continuing: Resident #8 had no safety alarm in place as per the care plan.

Continuing: Observations on 06/19/13 at 8:40 AM, 10:20 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:10 PM, and 06/20/13 at 9:30  AM, revealed Resident #8 was in the bed with no sensor alarm visualized, Observation, on 06/20/13 at 10:15 AM, revealed the resident ambulated to the bathroom without assistance and no alarm sounded.

TREATMENT/SVCS TO PREVENT/HEAL PRESSURE SORES

Based on observation, interview and record review it was determined the facility failed to consistently implement the care plan to prevent pressure sores.

Continuing: The facility failed to ensure ear protectors were in place on Resident #5’s oxygen tubing to prevent pressure sores.

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