The following is the list of Class 1 nursing home violations in the state of Missouri for August 2018.

Superior Manor of Downtown, LLC, St. Louis, MO: The facility failed to provide protective oversight for one resident who sat outside the facility on the property, in an area with no shade, for approximately two hours. The outside temperature registered between 88 and 92 degrees Fahrenheit with heat indexes between 94 and 98. Staff did not check on the resident to ensure his/her safety. The evening shift staff checked the resident and found him/her unresponsive. Staff contacted 911. Emergency Medical Services performed CPR and transferred the resident to the hospital. The resident expired in the emergency room.

Charter Senior Living at St. Louis Hills, St. Louis, MO: A complaint investigation was conducted. The facility failed to provide proper care, as defined in a resident’s individualized service plan for one resident with a history of falls, when staff left the resident unattended. The resident got out of his/her wheelchair, walked down the hallway, fell face forward. and sustained multiple injuries. The resident was admitted to the hospital in critical condition and expired.

Green Meadows Retirement Home, Sikeston, MO: The facility failed to implement an approved fire watch when the complete fire alarm system was out of service for more than four hours and failed to notify the Department of Health and Senior Services.

Riverview at the Park Care and Rehabilitation Center, Sainte Genevieve, MO: A complaint investigation was conducted. The facility failed to ensure one resident remained free of locked physical restraints, when the resident was confined to his/her room with leg shackles attached to the end of the bed and applied to the resident’s ankle nightly. The facility failed to ensure the development and implementation of an emergency plan for another resident with locked restraint in use. The resident had an ankle shackle attached to the end of the bed and applied to his/her ankle nightly, restricting movement from the bed.

The mission of the Missouri Coalition for Quality Care is to improve the quality of care and quality of life of residents in long-term care facilities and recipients of in-home care. MCQC is a member of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care. ​