Neglect and abuse in nursing facilities is all too common problem, where residents become injured, harmed or killed as a result. Common types of nursing home neglect involve wandering off, medication errors, pressure sores, inadequate staffing and unanticipated accidents including falls and exposure to chemicals and other hazards. In fact, the Naperville nursing home abuse attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers have handled numerous cases involving maintenance neglect, slip and fall incidences and other accidents that occur through mismanagement, lack of supervision or abuse.
Our attorneys remain adamant about providing legal advocacy to every Illinois nursing home resident suffering harm or injury at the hands of their caregiver or nursing facility. We post publicly available updated information about complaints, investigations and safety concerns at nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, health care homes and assisted living facilities statewide. This information is used by families hoping to make the best informed decision when placing a loved one in a nursing home.Community Nursing and Rehab Center
Community Nursing and Rehab Center is a 153-bed sub-acute facility providing complex medical care and short-term rehabilitation services to residents of Naperville and Will County, Illinois. The facilities located at:
1136 North Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60563
On-site rehabilitation programs include occupational, physical and speech therapies that are designed to reach optimal patient outcomes through a full rehabilitation scope that includes brief interventions and multi-disciplinary daily care.Nursing Facility Resident Safety Concerns
The federally operated website www.Medicare.gov releases up-to-date information on star rating summaries of every nursing facility nationwide. Currently, Community Nursing and Rehab Center in Naperville maintains an overall three out of five stars, or an average rating compared to all other facilities in the United States. This includes five out of five stars for quality measures, three out of five stars for staffing in two out of five stars for health inspections.
The Naperville nursing home neglect attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers note there are numerous investigations and complaints against Community Nursing and Rehab Center. These incidences include:
- Failure to Provide an Environment Free of Accident Hazards
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 01/16/2014, a notation in the annual licensure and certification survey notes that the facility “failed to ensure monitoring alarms on residents with high risk of falling were functioning.” This is in response to a 1/17/14 incident report documenting that a resident “was heard yelling from [their] room. [The resident] was found by staff on the floor next to her bed. Facility incident investigation notes [that the resident’s] alarm was not working at the time of finding [the resident] on the floor.”
In a nether summary statement of deficiencies dated 03/16/2011, a complaint investigation was opened concerning the facility’s failure “to ensure that [a resident] was safely transfer with proper transfer techniques and equipment.” This is in response to a 62-year-old female resident requiring a mechanical lift to “transfer from the bed to the wheelchair.” The incident involved the resident stating to the CNA “not to use this particular mechanical lift because it was not stable enough for her, because she is a very large woman. The incident report states that the CNA used this the mechanical lift anyway and [the resident] fell from the mechanical lift.”
- Failure to Develop a Care Plan to Improve the Resident’s Functional ADL
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 03/06/2009, a certification revisit noted that the facility “failed to provide individualized appropriate measures to maintain and improve resident’s functional activities of daily living including assistance in dining and toileting to promote bowel and bladder status.”
If you, or a loved one, have suffered harm, injury or death as a result of residing in a nursing home or rehabilitation center in Illinois, including Community Nursing and Rehab Center, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers can help. Our Naperville nursing home abuse attorneys can serve as your legal representative and holding those at fault for your injuries and harm legally responsible for your damages.
We encourage you to make contact with us today. Call our law offices at (888) 424-5757 or contact us through our online chat rooms to schedule your free, initial consultation. We accept all personal injury cases including nursing home abuse, neglect and mistreatment claims on contingency. This means you will receive immediate legal representation without paying us a retainer or any upfront fees.