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MI Elder Abuse Free Legal ConsultationDid someone you love suffer elder abuse or neglect at Courtyard Nursing Care Center? Our lawyers can help.

Abuse of the elderly is not acceptable and we fight hard in these types of cases. If you suspect a nursing home or caregiver has caused harm to your loved one in someone elses’ care, contact our law firm today for a free legal consultation.

Talking to us does not obligate you to anything, but we may be able to tell you if you have a claim and the value of your case. If we accept your case, you pay no fee unless we recover for you.

About Courtyard Nursing Care Center

Courtyard Nursing Care Center is a for profit, 224-bed Medicare/Medicaid certified skilled nursing facility that provides services to the residents of Medford, Malden, Somerville, Arlington, Everett, Winchester, Cambridge, Melrose, Belmont, Chelsea, Stoneham, Boston, Woburn, Revere, Watertown, Saugus and other towns in and surrounding Middlesex County Massachusetts.

Courtyard Nursing Care Center focuses on 24 hour care, respite care, hospice care and rehabilitation services.

Courtyard Nursing Care Center
200 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: (781) 391-5400
Website: Genesis Health Care Directory

CMS Star Quality Rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) rates all nursing homes that accept medicare or medicaid benefits. CMS created a 5 Star Quality Rating System—1 star is the lowest rating and 5 stars is the highest—that look at three areas.  As of 2017, Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford Massachusetts received a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

Performance Area Rating
Overall Rating 4 out of 5 (Average)
State Health Inspections 3 out of 5 (Average)
Staffing 4 out of 5 (Above Average)
Quality Measures 4 out of 5 (Above Average)

Fines Against Courtyard Nursing Care Center

The Federal Government fined Courtyard Nursing Care Center $3,900 on 02/09/2016 for health and safety violations.

Fines and Penalties

Our Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers inspected government records and discovered Courtyard Nursing Care Center committed the following offenses:

The nursing home failed to provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

**NOTE- TERMS IN BRACKETS HAVE BEEN EDITED TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIALITY**

Based on record review and staff interview, the facility failed to ensure a resident received medications as ordered for 1 Resident (#15) in a total sample of 30 residents. Findings include:

Findings include:

1. The facility failed to ensure that the resident #15 received the 8:00 A.M. dose of [MEDICATION NAME] (an antipsychotic) from 11/01/16 through 11/4/16 as ordered by the physician. Resident #15 was admitted to the facility in July 2016, with the [DIAGNOSES REDACTED].

Review of the resident’s quarterly Minimum Data Set assessment (MDS), dated [DATE], indicated that the resident scored a 3 out of 15 on the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS) indicating severe cognitive impairment. Resident #15 also triggered for verbal and/or physical abuse towards others.

On 11/4/16 a review of the physician’s orders [REDACTED]. a) A signed October, 2016 order for [MEDICATION NAME] 25 milligrams, give two half tabs via gastrostomy tube every morning at 8:00 A.M. and [MEDICATION NAME] 50 milligrams, give one tab via gastrostomy tube every day at 4:00 P.M.; and, b) an unsigned November 2016 physician’s orders [REDACTED].

(The physician order [REDACTED]. was not listed). Review of the Medication Administration Record [REDACTED].

The 8:00 A.M. dose of [MEDICATION NAME] was not on the MAR. There was no other documentation to indicate the resident #15 received the 8:00 A.M. doses of [MEDICATION NAME].

During interview on 11/4/16 at 12:15 P.M., Unit Manager #1 said that the physician’s orders [REDACTED]. and [MEDICATION NAME] 50 mg at 4:00 P.M. each day. She said there was no telephone order to discontinue the 8:00 A.M. dose of [MEDICATION NAME] and it must have been dropped off by the pharmacy when they printed the November Physician order [REDACTED].#1 said nursing staff should have picked up this discrepancy during the end of month edit process.

 

Courtyard Nursing Care Center, Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse Lawyers Serving the Boston Area and All of Massachusetts

If someone you love has suffered neglect or elder abuse by a senior caregiver, nursing home, or other care facility, our lawyers may be able to help. Regardless of whether or not criminal charges are filed against an alleged abuser, you may still be able to pursue compensation in a civil claim. Compensation in elder abuse cases may be awarded if someone in the care of another suffers harm due to intentional or negligent actions (including failure to take action).

Abuse of the elderly is not acceptable and we fight hard in these types of cases. If you suspect a nursing home or caregiver has caused harm to your loved one in someone elses’ care, contact our law firm today for a free legal consultation. Talking to us does not obligate you to anything, but we may be able to tell you if you have a claim and the value of your case. If we accept your case, you pay no fee unless we recover for you.

Oftentimes, victims of abuse either cannot or will not speak up for themselves out of fear. If you notice any warning signs or symptoms of neglect of abuse an an elderly person, it is important you contact an elder abuse lawyer immediately. Not only are there statute of limitations on filing a claim, but the sooner we start helping you, the easier it will be to collect evidence and talk to any witnesses before important details are lost, hidden, or forgotten.

 

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers for Elder Abuse Cases

We offer a free, no-obligation legal consultation to help you understand your rights and the value of your case. Our personal injury law firm takes cases involving elder abuse and neglect. We offer legal service to clients in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.


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