Any time an individual relocates from their home environment into a long-term care facility, nursing home or assisted living center, their family expects them to be treated with respect, dignity and love. Unfortunately, cases involving neglect and abuse of nursing facilities nationwide have been a significant problem that of harm victims unnecessarily. When the rights of a loved one are abused, legal recourse is usually the only way to stop the treatment.
Our team of attorneys provides advocacy to victimized Illinois nursing home residents. We take every legal step necessary to stop the mistreatment immediately. In addition, we post publicly available information online that involve opened investigations, filed complaints and safety concerns at assisted-living homes, nursing centers and rehabilitation facilities statewide.
Clark Lindsey Village
Clark Lindsey village is a 25-certified bed Medicare-participating nonprofit nursing facility providing medical services to residents of Urbana and Champaign County, Illinois. The home is located at:
101 W. Windsor Rd.
Urbana, IL 61801
Additionally, the facility provides a variety of rehabilitation therapies including speech, occupational physical therapy.
Nursing Facility Resident Safety Concerns
The federal government provides a comparison analysis tool using a star rating summary and post the information on its website portal www.Medicare.gov. Currently, Clark Lindsey Village That maintains an overall five out of five available star rating compared other facilities nationwide. This includes five stars for health inspections in two stars for quality measures.
However, the nursing home neglect attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers have found numerous file complaints and opened investigations involving Clark Lindsey Village. If you involving nursing home safety concerns include:
- Failure to Provide an Environment Free of Abuse:
- Failure to Provide an Environment to Residents Free of Accident Hazards:
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 02/10/2010, a complaint investigation was opened against the facility during annual certification survey for its failure “to immediately notify Abuse Prohibition Coordinator of allegation of abuse for [a resident] … As a result, the staff member was not immediately suspended in this allowed her to have potential access to 25 residents in Title 18 certified beds out of license a capacity of 102 residents.”
This is in response to a 2/10/2012 incident by the activities assistant and medical staff on hand claiming that “a resident stated to her [the activities assistant] on 8/10/2010 between 3 PM and 4 PM that [a certified nursing assistant] “made her (the resident) feel like an imbecile.” She stated that she [the activities assistant] consider the statement to be an allegation of abuse.” Even though she reported the incident immediately no report was made to the social services and abuse Prohibition coordinator.
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 03/07/2012, a complaint investigation was opened against the facility for its failure “to provide safe transfer technique and assistive device for [a resident].” As a result, the resident suffered a fractured ankle. This is in response to interdisciplinary notes dated 9/18/11 stating that a “CNA (certified nurse aide That) reported to a nurse in the afternoon of 9/16/11 that the resident’s right ankle got twisted while she was being transferred from toilet to wheelchair. Nurse assessed right ankle for possible problems such as dislocation or fracture, but found no signs of any problem; resident denied pain and discomfort when range of motion was done on right ankle.”
However, the resident’s daughter notified the nursing facility later that evening that the “resident’s right ankle was swollen. Nurse found ankle to be swollen, warm in the left leg and [the resident] complained of discomfort when moved.” The resident was transferred to the emergency department for evaluation and treatment and returned to the facility at the same day “with a splint for Trimalleolar Fracture of the right ankle.”
Urbana, Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers
If you, or a loved one, have suffered abuse, neglect or mistreatment while residing at Clark Lindsey Village, or any other Illinois nursing facility, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers can take immediate steps to stop the abuse now. Our team of dedicated Urbana, Illinois nursing home abuse attorneys can also work on your behalf to seek the financial compensation you deserve.
Contact our law offices today by calling (888) 424-5757 to schedule your free, no obligation for case evaluation. All cases involving nursing home neglect are handled on contingency, meaning no upfront fees or retainers are required.