HARPER MILLS – Beckley, WV
Harper Mills is a 201 bed facility. The overall rating for Harper Mills is only two stars (below average). The Health Inspection score for Harper Mills is even worse, only one star (much below average). The most recent complaint inspection conducted by the WV Office of Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC) found various significant problems, including the failure to write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents’ property and the failure to make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents . Quality Measures show that Harper Mills Nursing Home has a higher percentage of long-stay residents who develop or suffer from urinary tract infections, develop pressure ulcers (also called bed sores, pressure sores, or decubitus ulcers), lose too much weight, and who lose control of their bowels. Each of these problems is likely tied to the care (or lack thereof) that is provided to Harper Mills patients.