Resident Suffers Excruciating Pain As Facility Transfers Her Without Immobilizer And Without Pain Meds At Big Meadows Nursing Home
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IDPH has cited and fined Big Meadows Nursing Home when the facility failed to supply a knee immobilizer after an injury, going against the doctor’s orders, and then subsequently transferring the resident without the immobilizer. Even worse, despite the resident suffering great pain during the transfers, the facility failed to provide medication to alleviate the ..read more
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Staff Are Too Busy To Call Ambulance After Resident Falls & Hits Head At Pleasant Meadows Senior Living
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Pleasant Meadows Senior Living when the facility delayed sending a resident to the ER for nearly five hours after a serious fall where the resident hit her head. The resident in question, who suffered from multiple medical conditions including dementia and a history of falls, experienced a severe fall at ..read more
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Resident Suffers Broken Thigh Bone In Fall At The Arc At Streator
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined The Arc at Streator when the facility failed to ensure that a resident was assisted to the bathroom in a safe manner, resulting in the resident’s legs giving out and requiring her to be lowered to the floor by staff. This incident led to a right closed displaced spiral distal ..read more
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Staff At The Pearl Of Joliet Fail To Monitor Glucose Levels, Endangering Resident’s Health And Sending Him To Hospital
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined The Pearl Of Joliet when the facility failed to properly monitor and manage the blood glucose levels of a resident with a history of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and elevated blood sugars. This failure resulted in the resident requiring hospitalization for Diabetic Ketoacidosis. The male resident was admitted to the facility after ..read more
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Staff At Aperion Care Marseilles Fail To Follow Physician Orders, Refuse To Send Resident To ER, With Tragic Consequences
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Aperion Care Marseilles when staff members were embroiled in confusion, refusing to follow a physician’s order for a resident in seriously declining health. This failure resulted in a delay of treatment, leading to continued decline and eventual admission to the local hospital’s intensive care unit with multiple comorbidities, including Sepsis ..read more
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Resident Wanders From Mercer Manor Rehab, Falls and Fractures Jaw And Spine
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Mercer Manor Rehabilitation when the facility failed to follow their elopement policies and failed to provide adequate supervision of a resident that eloped from the facility. As a result, the resident that eloped suffered a severe fall in the parking lot and was later transferred to the hospital where he ..read more
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Resident’s Dies From Fall At Alden Lakeland Rehab & HCC
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Alden Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center when the facility failed to promptly recognize the severity of a resident’s head injury, neglected to follow their own head injury protocol by not calling 911 immediately, inadequately assessed and communicated the resident’s deteriorating condition, and significantly delayed critical medical intervention. These failures ..read more
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Resident Fractures Leg At Dobson Plaza When Facility Fails To Provide Proper Feeding Supervision
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Dobson Plaza when the facility failed to provide proper feeding supervision and assistance as required by the resident’s care plan, resulting in the resident suffering a fall and leg fracture during what should have been a routine breakfast service. The resident in question had a history of mild cognitive impairment ..read more
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Resident At Symphony Northwoods Develops Severe Pressure Ulcer That Went Unnoticed Until It Became Necrotic And Unstageable
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2d ago
IDPH has cited and fined Symphony Northwoods when a resident developed a severe pressure ulcer on his right heel that went unnoticed until it became necrotic and unstageable. The resident in question was admitted to the facility with various diagnoses including Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis of the Left Lower Limb, Lymphedema, Muscle Weakness ..read more
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Resident Chokes On Food, Dies At Midway Neurological & Rehab Center
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IDPH has cited and fined Midway Neurological & Rehab Center when the facility failed to develop an individualized plan of care that incorporated the recommendations of a speech therapy evaluation. This failure resulted in the resident choking on a meal that included lamb, falling unconscious, going into cardiac arrest and ultimately passing away a few ..read more
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