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PRUITTHEALTH – CRESTWOOD, VALDOSTA, GA

UNDER-STAFFING HAS BEEN LINKED TO HEALTH AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS AND HAS BEEN DETERMINED TO CAUSE PATIENT INJURY AND DIGNITY VIOLATIONS ACCORDING TO NUMEROUS SCIENTIFIC STUDIES.

On March 2, 2017, PRUITTHEALTH – CRESTWOOD received fines totaling $10,816 from regulators for violations of federal law.  For more information, click https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=5&ID=115385

On March 2, 2017, PRUITTHEALTH – CRESTWOOD was cited for (1) failing to provide care and services in a timely manner after a resident was found unresponsive to voice and touch, resulting in the resident being transported to the hospital four hours after the initial assessment and going into respiratory distress at the hospital, and (2) failing to follow a residents care plan, resulting in pressure sores on both legs.  To read the entire Statement of Deficiencies:

https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/InspectionReportDetail.aspx?ID=115385&INSPTYPE=STD&SURVEYDATE=03/02/2017

Under-staffing has been determined to cause patient injury and dignity violations according to numerous scientific studies.  (Click here to read some of these studies).

The Institute of Medicine and the American Nurses Association have concluded that each nursing home resident needs a minimum of 2.80 hours of CNA care per day for safety and basic servicesBut PRUITTHEALTH – CRESTWOOD averaged only 2.07 hours of CNA care per resident per day from January 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017 based on its daily payroll staffing records.

Personal Note from NHA–Advocates: NHAA shares with all the families of loved ones who are confined to nursing homes the pain and anguish of putting them in the care of someone else. We expect our loved ones to be treated with dignity and honor in the homes we place them. We cannot emphasize enough to family members of nursing home residents; frequent visits are essential to our loved ones’ well-being and safety. This nursing home and many others across the country are cited for abuse and neglect.

You can make a difference. If you have a loved one living in this nursing home or any other nursing home where you suspect any form of abuse or neglect, contact us immediately.

We have helped many already and we can help you and your loved one as well by filing a state complaint, hiring a specialized nursing home attorney or helping you find a more suitable location for your loved one.

Contact us through our CONTACT FORM located on our website here below or on the sidebar or call our toll free hot line number: 1-800-645-5262.

You can make a difference even if your loved one has already passed away.

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