Background Information on Aventura at Terrace View
Aventura at Terrace View is a for-profit 272-bed nursing home. This facility is located at 108 Terrace Drive, in Olyphant, Pennsylvania. As of this post, Medicare has given Aventura at Terrace View an overall rating of one out of five stars on their Care Compare site. This rating is based on poor health inspection results, staff shortages, and below average quality measures. The nursing home received a federal fine for $34,197 in 2020 for a serious health and safety violation. Furthermore, the facility has received 29 complaints in the past three years which resulted in citations from the state.
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Deficiencies at Aventura at Terrace View for Resident Care Violations
Call bell audits revealed that on May 20, 2022, it took staff more than 30 minutes to respond to the resident’s call bell.
April 30, 2021, Inspection at Aventura at Terrace View
During a standard inspection at the facility, inspectors found that staff at Aventura at Terrace View failed to prevent a resident from suffering a fall, as well as failed to provide care according to professional standards of nursing practice following a fall with injury to the head. While the nurse who found the resident after the fall initially evaluated their vital signs, staff failed to monitor the resident for changes in neurological behavior in the hours following the incident. After severe changes in the resident’s mental status presented, the resident was transferred to the emergency room for further evaluation and treatment.
January 13, 2021, Inspection at Aventura at Terrace View
Based on review of clinical records, it was determined that the facility failed to prevent the worsening of a bed sore on a resident. Records show that the resident was originally admitted to the facility with a stage four bed sore on the sacrum. The wound measured 2.2 cm x 2 cm x 0.5 cm upon admission to Aventura at Terrace View. Staff were instructed and expected to provide wound care to heal the resident’s bed sore. However, after a few months in the facility, the resident’s wound deteriorated and was measured to be 5 cm x 5 cm x 3 cm. A review of clinical notes showed that the facility’s nursing aides had failed to provide wound care and personal hygiene to the resident.
August 20, 2020, Inspection at Aventura at Terrace View
According to documentation and staff interviews, the facility failed to prevent a resident from falling and suffering a subsequent injury. The resident was found on the floor of the dining room after her wheelchair alarm alerted staff to her fall. The resident was observed to have suffered skin tears, as well as a large hematoma to her forehead. The resident was transferred to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a neck fracture due to the trauma.
July 31, 2019, Inspection at Aventura at Terrace View
Staff at Aventura at Terrace View failed to prevent the physical abuse of a resident and failed to investigate allegations of abuse. Police were called after a resident attacked their roommate and kicked him to the floor. The resident also kicked a nursing aide that was attempting to deescalate the situation. Following an emergency room visit for both residents, their rooms were changed in the facility to separate the two.
Pending Lawsuits Against Aventura at Terrace View Nursing Home
Currently, there are no pending lawsuits against Aventura at Terrace View alleging nursing home negligence.
However, local Blakely police say an 88-year-old woman with dementia was taken to the hospital for hand wounds because her nails were not properly cared for at the Aventura at Terrace View Nursing Home. The Aventura at Terrace View staff were criminally charged after the resident was hospitalized for hand injuries “that would’ve taken weeks to occur” according to doctors.
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