Background Information on Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center is a for-profit, 200-bed nursing facility located at 273 E. Beverly Boulevard in Montebello, California. The facility is owned by Genesis Healthcare, a rehabilitation and healthcare provider with more than 250 nursing facilities across 22 states.
As of this post, Rio Hondo has been rated two out of five stars by Medicare. This rating is considered “below average” on Medicare’s rating scale. It is based on the facility’s poor health inspection results, staffing reports, and resident care measures. In the past year, Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center has received a total of 37 health citations during standard health, complaint, and infection control inspections. In comparison, the average number of citations over the same time frame in nursing facilities across the U.S. is 9. California’s state average is a bit higher at 16.2. Additionally, Medicare has issued a “consumer alert” for Rio Hondo, stating that there has been allegations of abuse and neglect resulting in citations against the facility. Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center has also been sued in the past for allegations of nursing home abuse and/or neglect.
Lawsuits Against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuits have been filed against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center:
Martinez, Nelson S. vs. Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
Mr. Martinez filed a personal injury lawsuit against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center in March 2022.
Byers, Joe F. E/O vs. Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
In 2020, a personal injury case was filed against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center by Courtland Byers, Mr. Byer’s successor.
Sabella, Roberto vs. Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
Mr. Sabella filed an elder abuse case in April 2013 against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center.
Garcia, Carrie vs. Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
In May 2010, Mr. Garcia filed a personal injury lawsuit against Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center with the Los Angeles County Superior Courts.
Deficiencies at Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center for Resident Care Violations
June 9th, 2023, Inspection at Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
During a complaint inspection at Rio Hondo in early June 2023, the facility was cited for its failure to provide appropriate wound care to residents and prevent new bedsores (also known as pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers) from developing. According to the citation, staff at Rio Hondo failed to prevent a resident from developing a stage four bedsore which damaged the resident’s underlying bone and muscle.
May 30th, 2023, Inspection at Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
In May 2023, inspectors discovered a fruit fly infestation in one resident’s room. The facility failed in both preventing the infestation and exterminating it in a timely manner.
April 6th, 2023, Inspection at Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center
During a complaint inspection in early April 2023 in the facility, it was discovered that Rio Hondo Subacute & Nursing Center had failed to prevent the sexual abuse of a cognitively impaired resident. Upon interviewing staff members about the abuse, inspectors found that staff were well-aware of the resident who had sexually abused the cognitively impaired resident. Several certified nursing assistants (CNAs) revealed that they had witnessed and heard of the resident sexually abusing multiple other female residents.
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