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ALLEGIANCE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER OF PLAINVIEW 2601 DIMMITT ROAD, SUITE 400 PLAINVIEW, TX Nov. 7, 2012
VIOLATION: CONTRACTED SERVICES Tag No: A0083
Based on a review of facility documentation, the governing body was not responsible for services furnished in the facility.

Findings were:

A review of facility policy #101 titled, "Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation " states, in part, "DEFINITIONS ...Abuse: Deliberate acts designed to cause physical or mental harm to another person can include pushing, slapping, making inappropriate comments, sexual abuse. "

A review of the facility training module titled "ABUSE & NEGLECT" states, in part, " Physical Abuse - physical act by a staff member that causes physical pain, suffering, injury or hurt to a patient, ...Verbal Abuse - Any derogatory, threatening, demeaning language whether in writing, oral or with gestures towards a patient. "

In a written statement by staff #1, he stated that he told patient #1 " If you hit me I ' m going to knock you out. "

The above was verified in a meeting with the Director of Nursing and Chief Executive Officer on the afternoon of 11-7-12 in the facility office.
VIOLATION: PATIENT RIGHTS: FREE FROM ABUSE/HARASSMENT Tag No: A0145
Based on a review of facility documentation, the facility failed to ensure the right of the patient to be free from abuse and/or harrassment.

Findings were:

In a written statement by staff #1, he stated that he told patient #1 " If you hit me I ' m going to knock you out. "

The above was verified in a meeting with the Director of Nursing and Chief Executive Officer on the afternoon of 11-7-12 in the facility office.