It surpasses the total at Pleasant View nursing home in Carroll County, where 81 residents and 39 staff have tested positive for COVID-19.”
Last week, Governor Hogan outlined a program to combat nursing home outbreaks with strike teams, consisting of National Guard and medical personnel, equipment, and supplies. One such strike team has been dispatched to the Lochearn facility.
Prior to the pandemic, the FutureCare Lochearn facility received an average grade (3 of 5 stars) in its Nursing Home Compare inspection report from Medicare. The inspection noted infractions related to sanitation that is classified as minor.
At Brown & Barron, LLC, we focus on representing nursing home residents who have been neglected or abused. Because we work directly with these cases, we’ve seen the toll that COVID-19 and other infections can take on nursing home populations, especially when understaffing and negligence play a role. If your loved ones have been abused or neglected in a nursing home setting, we invite you to reach out to our team for a consultation.
To learn more about how the coronavirus is affecting nursing homes and their residents, visit our blog. To contact our team, call (410) 698-1717 today for a consultation.