SEMINOLE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
Located: 1200 WRANGLER BLVD, SEMINOLE, OK 74868
SEMINOLE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER was RECENTLY CITED in March of 2014 by the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES for the following deficiencies:
FAILURE TO MONITOR / NOTIFY PHYSICIAN OF GI BLEED AND BLACK TARRY STOOLS
Based on observation, record review and staff interviews, it was determined the facility failed to a} Assess and monitor a resident with black tarry stools for one (#2) of one sampled resident who experienced black tarry stools.
On 02/10/14 at 11 :35 a.m., the resident was admitted to [Hospital name deleted) where she was diagnosed with “Abdominal Pain, Left Lower Quadrant, Hematochezia-GI bleed on Coumadin, Anemia-blood loss and macrocytic, Hypovolemia.
Continuing: On 03/21/14 at 8:45 a.m., the DON was questioned in regard to the lack of assessment and vital signs not being completed for the resident. The DON was asked if the assessment should have included vital signs. The DON stated, “Yes they should have been done on both days.”
FAILURE TO PROVIDE TREATMENT/SVCS TO PREVENT/HEAL PRESSURE SORES
Based on record review, observation and staff interviews, it was determined the facility failed to a) Ensure assessment, monitoring, physician notification or treatment was obtained for pressure ulcers for four (#2, #7, #8 and #17) of six sampled residents who had experienced pressure ulcers. This had the potential to affect 10 residents, identified by the DON, with pressure ulcers.
FAILURE TO ADDRESS WEIGHT LOSS
Based on observation, record review and staff interview, it was determined the facility failed to ensure a significant weight loss was addressed for one (#2) of three sampled residents who had experienced a significant weight loss. This had the potential to affect 18 residents, identified by the DON, who had experienced weight loss over the past three months.
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