Background Information on Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a for-profit nursing home located at 9701 Medical Center Drive in Rockville, Maryland that has been riddled with complaints. Situated within Montgomery County, this nursing home hosts 134 beds and accepts both Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare has given Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center an overall rating of one out of five stars. This rating is based on a number of different factors, including quality of resident care, staffing, and inspection reports. According to Medicare, the average number of health deficiencies reported in nursing homes in the United States is 8.3, whereas Shady Grove has had 19 cited health deficiencies. When a nursing home gets a serious health or fire safety citation or fails to correct a citation for a long period of time, this can result in a penalty and fine. Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has been penalized three times in the last three years and fined $120,845.
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Lawsuit Against Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
Parsons, Anna vs. Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Allegations: Ms. Anna Parsons alleged that during her time at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, she was the victim of medical malpractice.
Deficiencies at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for Resident Care Violations
January 15, 2021 Inspection at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center:
During an inspection on January 15, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services recorded numerous resident care violations at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The facility failed to provide residents with proper nutrition, notify residents’ attending physicians to changes to their health, develop discharge care plans for residents, provide basic life support to residents prior to emergency services’ arrival, prevent residents from developing bed sores, clean residents’ feeding tubes and catheters, among other things.
November 23, 2020 Inspection at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center:
This inspection revealed that Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center failed to provide necessary care for a resident. After suffering from lethargy for a week, the resident was discovered unresponsive in his bed with a high fever, low blood pressure, and low oxygen saturation. The resident was transported to the hospital where he was intubated and examined. It was determined that the resident had aspirated and was in septic shock.
September 9, 2020 Inspection at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center:
Based on record review and interview, it was determined that staff at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center failed to provide adequate supervision to a resident who was a wander risk. When the resident was admitted to the facility, the facility was aware of the resident’s cognitive impairments and desire to wander. Even so, on July 7th, 2020, the resident was able to elope from the facility. Staff were not aware of his elopement until he was returned to the facility by a civilian and the Assistant Plant Operations Manager. The resident was not taken to the hospital until July 12th, 2020. An x-ray was performed, and it was found that the resident had dislocated his left hip prosthesis. After treating the hip dislocation, the resident was discharged back to Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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*The above does not mean your loved one would be in harm at this facility. Each facility gets inspected often. Almost all facilities have deficiencies. Many face civil lawsuits. You should not make a facility placement decision based solely on the above information. Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual case information above is publicly filed information gathered from the publicly filed complaint. This information and these cases are not the work of this law firm. The inspection results are provided from public government agency surveys. The state Department of Health conducts a survey of all nursing home facilities at least once every 15 months. The deficiencies listed on this page may have been corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. Citations, ratings and deficiencies are current as of the date of this post and will change later on. The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at medicare.gov. This material is not endorsed by the facility or by any governmental agency. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility or medical facility.