Interested in reading prior citations and lawsuits against Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque? Our New Mexico nursing home abuse attorney details this facility’s legal history below.
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Background Information on Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites
Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites is a 134-bed nursing home found in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Located at 1610 Renaissance Blvd. N.E. in Albuquerque, this facility is also known by the legal business name of Renaissance Health Care, LLC. Renaissance Health Care, LLC. is owned by THI of New Mexico, LLC., which is associated with another nursing home in Roswell, New Mexico: Sunset Villa Care Center.
As of the time of this post, Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites has received a one out of five-star rating by Medicare. Furthermore, the facility has recently been cited for abuse on Medicare’s Care Compare page. Additionally, Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites has received eight federal fines over the past three years, totaling over $196,000. Federal fines are given to nursing homes that receive a serious health or safety citation or when a facility fails to correct a previous citation.
The total number of health citations that Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites has received from the most recent health inspection is 28. For example, the average number of health citations for nursing homes across the U.S. is 8.4. The number of complaints about resident care and safety in the past three years that have resulted in a citation is 41. The national average of nurse staff hours per resident per day in nursing homes in America is 3 hours and 46 minutes. The total nurse staff hours per resident per day in Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites is 2 hours and 50 minutes- almost a full hour less than the national average.
Lawsuit Against Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations
The following lawsuit has been filed against Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites alleging nursing home negligence:
Witt, Pamela E/O vs. Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites
Allegations: A lawsuit was filed in February of 2022 against Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites on behalf of the late Pamela Witt. The personal representative of Ms. Witt’s estate alleged that while she was a resident of the facility, Ms. Witt suffered from negligence and abuse resulting in her wrongful and untimely death.
*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 comes from publicly filed allegations gathered from the plaintiff’s complaint. The allegations in the complaint have not been proven true. 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, statistics, 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 noted 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.
Deficiencies at Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites for Resident Care Violations
June 2, 2022, Inspection at Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites
During a standard inspection at Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites on June 2nd, 2022, surveyors noted several violations of resident care. The facility was cited for not effectively managing residents’ pain, not taking care of residents’ personal hygiene, not monitoring residents’ weights, and more. During interviews with staff, surveyors found that the facility was understaffed. A nurse told the surveyors, “I have about 20 wounds to do today (wound care) and I won’t be able to do any because I’m on the floor from 6:00am to 6:00pm.”
March 17, 2022, Inspection at Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites
An inspection at the facility on March 17th, 2022, revealed that Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites failed to timely follow-up on complaints and report allegations of abuse to proper authorities. When reviewing records from the facility, inspectors found a grievance report dated February 2nd, 2022, that detailed a CNA using force to clean the resident during a diaper change and the CNA resting in bed with the resident. The DON confirmed that this grievance was not investigated by the facility until February 20th.
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