Alden Princeton Rehab & Healthcare Center Alden Princeton Rehab & Healthcare Center is a 34-bed nursing home located in Cook County, Illinois at:

Alden Princeton Rehab & Healthcare Center
255 West 69th Street
Chicago, IL 60621

It provides independent living assistance to elderly citizens in Illinois as well as to patients recuperating from terminal illnesses. The facility which has the capacity to provide assistance to approximately 34 patients is registered with the state nursing home as a health center providing assistance to patients admitted for the following:

  • Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
  • Neoplasms
  • Blood Disorders
  • Nervous System
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Developmental Disability
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrine/Metabolic
  • Genitourinary System Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Other Medical Conditions

Incredulous Findings Concerning Patient Care at Alden Princeton Rehab & Healthcare Center

A survey conducted on the level of care provided to patients admitted into the Alden Princeton Rehab & Healthcare Center, by the Illinois Department of Health, showed that patients experienced periods of poor care and abuse during their stay. The nursing home attorneys of Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC reviewed the survey reports of ProPublica and discovered the following episodes which could be construed as nursing home negligence:

  • Failure to have fall prevention measures in place and provide proper care after a fall: “ R5 sustained an unwitnessed fall on 3/1/12 from which she complained of leg pain. Portable X-ray results were obtained 5 hours after the fall. R5 was transferred several times from chair to bed during the hours following the fall. R5 was evaluated in the emergency room 7 hours after the fall occurrence. Hospital records show a sub-capital comminuted left [MEDICAL CONDITION] neck fracture with external rotation and superior displacement.”
  • Failure to promote healing and prevent pre-existing pressure ulcers from increasing in size: “When the top covers/linen were removed and R3 turned to the right side using the chuck under R3, the bottom sheet covering the mattress observed to have an extra large amount of semi-dry dark brown colored stool with an odor on it. The chuck had a moderate amount of the same stool on the top portion of it. In R3’s diaper was a large amount of semi-dry sticky (in appearance) stool in it. The large deep sacral pressure ulcer had no covering at all over it. At 10:55 am, E4 (treatment nurse) joined the team in R3’s room. E4 asks if R3 should have a covering over the sacral wound. E4 stated, “There should be a dry dressing covering the wound.” Then E21 stated, “I (E21) didn’t know it was uncovered, but I (E21) do know R3 has a treatment to it (sacral pressure ulcer). I (E21) don’t know when the last time R3 was changed.”
  • Failure to report allegations of abuse to site supervisors: “R’s 23 was observed on 3/11/12 at 5:30 pm screaming in the hallway, “I am tired of R35 coming to me asking for oral sex, when are you going to do something.” R23 was interviewed, and stated,” I am sick and tired of R35 asking me for oral sex; this has been going on since I have been here. This makes me feel unsafe. I told E17 (PRSC/case manager) a little while back, and E26 (security guard) a little while ago. R35 also do it to R22 and 27.” R23 was admitted to the facility on 1/7/12 per the facility face sheet. R22 was interviewed on 3/11/12 at 5:40 pm, and stated,” Yes, I am sick of R35, always ask me to give him oral sex. I told E17 (PRSC) about it. Going on since I came here. If R35 keeps it up, I am going to go mental, I am a marshal in the army.” R22 was admitted per the face sheet on 2/6/12. R27 was observed on 3/11/12 at 5:50 pm in the 3rd-floor dayroom in a wheelchair, bilateral [MEDICAL CONDITION]. R27 stated,” Yes, R35 keeps asking me for sex, I do not feel safe, and I can not defend myself, I told E17 (PRSC) last week, but they have not done anything.” ”
  • Failure to apply hand splints or brace to increase range of motion: “R17 was observed on 03/11/12 at 9:30 am and 12:00 pm sitting in a wheelchair in the doorway. R17’s right hand was observed contractured, flexed position in the palm. R17 was observed with no splint or hand roll-on. On 03/12/12 at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm was observed with no splint or hand roll-on. R17 was also observed on 03/13/12 at 11:30 am with no splint or hand roll. The minimum data sets date 02/23/12 denote section: G0400 (A). Upper extremity score 1(had functional limited range of motion on one side (shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand). R17 is physically dependent on a staff member for all activities of daily living. E13 on 03/13/12 at 11:30 am stated,” She should have a right-hand splint or hand roll on. The care plans are in the chart.”
  • Failure to have medication available: “R30’s blood glucose measured 272/dl on 3/11/12 at 11:30 am. E5 (nurse) did not administer [MEDICATION NAME] regular insulin 8 units on the sliding scale. E5 checked the refrigerator for [MEDICATION NAME]medication. E5 on 03/11/12 at 11:30 am stated,” There is no [MEDICATION NAME] regular insulin in the refrigerator. She is to get 8 units of [MEDICATION NAME] regular insulin. I didn’t give the [MEDICATION NAME] regular insulin. The pharmacy said the insulin was not ordered.”

Legal Help for Nursing Home Patients In Chicago, IL

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC is experienced in providing closure to victims of nursing home negligence and abuse in Illinois. Our nursing home lawyers have successfully taken up the cause of numerous victims of nursing home negligence during their admission into living facilities. We have handled nursing home lawsuits in the following situations:

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At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC, we provide the senior citizens of Illinois society with the legal counsel they deserve in situations where nursing home negligence occurs.

Our nursing home attorneys are consummate professionals who have successfully handled lawsuits for vulnerable and injured individuals in Illinois against facilities such as Alden Princeton Rehab Center. Why not call us today at (888) 424-5757 to relieve the burden on you for a problem shared is a problem solved? At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC, we do not charge you a penny for all initial consultations until you have received the compensation you fairly deserve.

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