The Chicago nursing home injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC are committed to providing information about patient safety at Alden Estates of Skokie. Our law firm believes that the more information you and your family has about nursing facilities enables you to make more informed decisions. Below you will find information on Alden Estates of Skokie obtained via public records.
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The Alden Estates of Skokie is a “for-profit” 56-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare-participating nursing facility providing cares and services to residents in Cook County, Illinois the facility is located at:
Alden Estates of Skokie
4626 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60076
Illinois nursing facilities are required to provide every resident dignity and respect in a safe environment. Each resident must remain free from physical abuse, mental trauma, and sexual assault. Unfortunately, the Skokie nursing home abuse attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers have represented many victims who suffered severe harm while residing in nursing homes statewide.
Alden Estates of Skokie
In addition to providing long-term skilled nursing care, Alden Estates of Skokie also offers:
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Short-term rehab
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
The Alden Estates of Skokie nursing facility is a registered facility under the State Nursing Board of Illinois, as a Home that provides assisted living programs to individuals under the following category:
- Alzheimer disease
- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Endocrine/Metabolic disorders
- Genitourinary disorders
- Frayed Nervous systems
- Dysfunctional Digestion systems
- Dysfunctional Circulatory systems
- Dysfunctional Respiratory Systems
Nursing Facility Patient Safety Concerns
The federal government long-term care home regulatory agency routinely updates their statewide nursing facility database system. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH – ltc.dph.illinois.gov) information contains a historical list of dangerous hazards, health violations, safety concerns, incident inquiries, opened investigations, and filed complaints of every facility in each county.
The Cook County abuse and neglect attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers have reviewed the deficiencies, safety concerns and health violations at this long-term care (LTC) home that includes:
Failure to Follow Physician Orders
In a summary statement of deficiencies involving a survey conducted at the facility, Alden Estates of Skokie was found to be out of compliance due to follow physician's orders.
A review of a resident's Medication Administration Record Medical Administration Records (MAR) revealed that medicine [was not administered to [the resident] on April 4, 2010, because of diarrhea. Review of [the resident's] nurses notes showed that [the resident's physician] was not made aware that [the resident's medication] was withheld because of diarrhea until April 5, 2010,” (the next day). “When [the resident's physician] was interviewed over the phone on August 27, 2010, at 3:29 PM, [the physician] said that even though [the ill resident] had diarrhea, [the resident] should still be given her [medication] for her hepatic [medical condition].”
The doctor “added that there isn't much that could be prescribed for [the resident to treat] her Hepatic [medical condition] aside from [one other medication] and Rifaximin, which [the resident] was already getting from the facility.”
Skokie, Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Prosecuting Cases Involving Alden Estates of Skokie
If you suspect that your loved one was the victim of harm by caregivers, visitors, employees or other residents while residing at Alden Estates of Skokie, call Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers (888-424-5757) today. Allow our Skokie Illinois personal injury attorneys to resolve your compensation case involving abuse, neglect or mistreatment. Our law firm can ensure your family receives the financial compensation you deserve for the harm that occurred in an Illinois long-term care home.
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