Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center

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10 Bernadette St. , Caribou, ME 04736
Call (844) 334-3818
Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center (844) 334-3818

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August 27, 2012

By Totally Appalled

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mother was a skilled patient at the Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center for over two months. After having a stroke, she could not speak and lost all movement on one side. She had family visit anywhere from two to four hours daily. The things we witnessed to our mother and other residents who did not have anyone to advocate for them were unacceptable and inhumane at times (toileting not being done as ordered/needed and resulting in skin breakdown, yeast infections under breasts due to not bathing and drying thoroughly, not swiping mouth after meals, no staff coming into a room to check on resident for up to 4 hours at time, leaving Attends and wipes with feces on them in the garbage for hours at times, not seeking medical attention when family insisted something was wrong, not bathing for 2 weeks, and so on and so on. When concerns were reported to the charge nurses, they were dismissed. When concerns were reported to the Director of Nursing, they were dealt with but then our mother received worse treatment -- almost as if she was being punished for her family reporting incompetent, abusive staff. I would never refer anyone to receive skilled or long-term care from Caribou Rehab and Nursing after the poor and abusive treatment that our mother received not to mention how emotionally draining. If you do have a family member or friend there, I highly recommend that you start visiting and keep a very close eye on everything that goes on in there. There are several people in administrative positions supervising family members and charge nurses who go out with their subordinates in their free time. This seems to have played a role in people not being disciplined when they should be. We have reported them to the State and requested an investigation with licensing and regulations.
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