VILLAGE SQUARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER
1586 W. SAN MARCOS BLVD, SAN MARCOS, CA 92069
Citation Number: 080003875
Citation Date: 4/5/2007
Violation Date: 2/21/2007
Class: AA
Penalty: $ 100000.00

On 12/31/06, a resident who was at risk for blood clots due to hip surgery was transferred to an acute care hospital with an occluded artery. There was no documentation the facility staff monitored and assessed the resident for circulatory problems despite physician's orders from 12/14/06. Circulation could not be restored to the leg, amputation was declined and the resident died on 1/2/07. The facility was cited for failure to assess the resident's condition.