This 241-bed nursing home received a “below average,” according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. It also was cited with several health deficiencies, including Southview Acres Health Care Center’s:
- Failure to hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents, or) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents;
- Failure to develop and implement policies for screening and training employees, and the prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property; and
- Failure to provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
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