In a recent report by the online newspaper Mahoning Matters, hundreds of pages of inspection reports for t28 Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing homes in Mahoning County were investigated.
One noteworthy issue was Beegly Oaks Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, which was note with a much below average according to Medicare.gov, which gave the facility a one star rating. Since July 2016, it has been fined over six thousand dollars and cited for more than forty-seven deficiencys of care.
According to the facility’s most recent April 2019 inspection, conducted following a complaint, the facility was cited for failing to ensure fall protections were in place and in good repair. A motion detector didn’t recognize a resident was moving and they fell, requiring hospitalization and surgery. Neither the resident’s family nor physicians were notified within the proper time frame. That resident had fallen before, but the fall wasn’t properly recorded, the inspector noted.
During the facility’s most recent standard inspection in December 2018, it was cited for failing to provide enough food for one tube-fed resident, who had been refusing feedings and lost about 20 pounds in nine months.
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