INDIANAPOLIS.-- A state board revoked the license for an assisted living facility administrator Tuesday after she admitted to fraud and putting residents’ health and safety at risk.
Cynthia Jones of Rockville, Indiana was the licensed administrator of Roland’s Retirement Club, located at 6038 West 25th Street in Speedway.
As part of a settlement agreement approved Tuesday by the Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators, Jones admitted to all of the Indiana Attorney General’s office allegations against her including failing to ensure residents are free from neglect.
Jones was absent from the facility starting in 2015 due to health issues but did not hire another licensed administrator to run the retirement club.
Call 6 Investigates found Speedway Code Enforcement responded Roland's Retirement Club 10 times in 2017 and issued eight citations, all for “public nuisance.”
State health inspectors cited the club for being dirty and in disrepair, noting broken equipment, cockroaches and bugs, and feces stains throughout the building.
“A trail of BM (bowel movement/feces)… was smeared along the tiled floor down the main hallway from the dining room,” read the inspection report. “A resident had an incontinent episode at lunch and the brown trail was from him walking back to his room.”
The state also cited the facility for not having adequate activities for residents, and for the parking lot is full of potholes.
“Resident D indicated, the parking lot was so bad with potholes, ‘I'm afraid I'll fall or break my walker!’” read the inspection report.