Noel Cua Case Study

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The reporting party (RP) stated on 11/16/16 at approximately 9:30AM a visit was made to the facility to visit resident Noel Cua DOB: 3/5/52. According to the RP Mr. Cua is the brother of owner/administrator Arcely Pua. During the visit Mr. Cua was observed wearing oven mitts on his hands and tied to the side rails of his bed. The RP stated the administrator disclosed the resident would pull out his feeding tube. Subsequently the resident has a feeding tube and a Foley catheter. The RP stated the administrator indicated she was a Registered Nurse. The RP was informed the facility is non-medical therefore feeding tubes are prohibited. The RP stated the resident requires a higher level of care and should be placed in a skilled nursing

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