Willimansett Center West

MI Elder Abuse Free Legal ConsultationDid someone you love suffer elder abuse or neglect at Willimansett Center West? 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 Willimansett Center West

Willimansett Center West is a for profit, 103 -bed Medicare/Medicaid certified skilled nursing facility that provides services to the residents of West Springfield, Springfield, Holyoke, Agawam, Ludlow, Longmeadow, Westfield, East Longmeadow, South Hadley, and the other towns in and surrounding Bristol County, Massachusetts.

Willimansett Center West focuses on 24 hour care, respite care, hospice care and rehabilitation services.

Willimansett Center West
546 Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA 01013

Phone: (413) 536-2540
Website: http://willimansettcenterwest.com/

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, Willimansett Center West in Chicopee, Massachusetts received a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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

Fines and Penalties

Our Nursing Home Injury Lawyers inspected government records and discovered Willimansett Center West committed the following offenses:

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, observation and interview, the facility staff failed to follow plan of care put in place after a fall for one resident (#3) out of 20 sampled residents. Resident #3 was admitted to the facility in 4/2014, with [DIAGNOSES REDACTED]. Review of the Quarterly Minimum Data Set (MDS) Assessment, with an Assessment Reference Date (ARD) of 1/27/16, indicated a Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS) score of 8 out of 15 (moderate cognitive impairment).

Findings include:

Review of the medical record indicated that the resident sustained [REDACTED].M He/she was found on the floor in his/her room and had sustained a skin tear to left forearm. The intervention put in place after the fall, indicated that the resident was to be brought out first after supper, toileted and put to bed with the head of the bed elevated every night. The staff was educated on the intervention. Review of the Fall Care Plan, with an intervention updated on 2/5/16, indicated that after supper meal, resident will be taken from dining room, toileted, and put back to bed. Resident is not to be left in room in wheelchair next to bed. Review of the Certified Nurse Aide Kardex, indicated that the resident after supper will be taken from dining room, toileted, and put back to bed. Resident is not to be left in room in wheelchair next to bed.

Further review of the medical record, indicated that the resident sustained [REDACTED].M in his/her room. The resident was found in his/her room trying to get in bed by him/her self and the wheelchair rolled back and the resident sat on the floor. During an observation, on 2/22/17 at 8:35 A.M., the resident was sitting in the unit dining room, dressed neatly, alarm noted on wheelchair, feeding him/herself breakfast. During an interview, on 2/22/17 at 10:35 A.M., UM #2 said the staff was reeducated on the resident’s care plan after the fall on (3/11/16).

Willimansett Center West, Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse Lawyers

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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Page Last Updated: January 15, 2018

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