Grosse Pointe Manor is a 99 bed nursing home located in Cook County, Illinois at:
Grosse Pointe Manor
6601 West Touhy
Niles, IL 60714
It has the capacity to provide living assistance to approximately 99 senior citizens and recuperating patients in need of daily assistance. According to data from the state nursing home, the patients at Grosse Pointe Manor are generally admitted for the following reasons:
- Blood Disorders
- Alzheimer Disease
- Circulatory System
- Respiratory System
- Digestive System
- Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
The nursing home survey conducted by the Illinois Department of Health unearthed different situations where the staff of Grosse Pointe Manor, provided inadequate assistance as well as patient abuse. These situation which can be construed as nursing home negligence includes the following situations:
- Failure to prevent serious medication errors: “On 1-10-2012 at 3:08PM in the conference room E2 (Director of Nursing, DON) stated that this incident was investigated as abuse. One of the nurses made a medication error and gave R3 [MEDICATION NAME] which was the roommate’s medication. The nurse did not realize that it was an error until R3 returned from the hospital several days later and the same nurse readmitted R3. On 1-11-2012 at 3:51PM in the conference room, E9 (Nurse) stated, “I apologize, I made a mistake and gave [MEDICATION NAME] to R3 and I gave [MEDICATION NAME] a few hours earlier. I did not realize it until I readmitted R3 with a narcotic overdose diagnosis, I then realized that I gave the wrong medication on 11-23-2011 and R3 went to the hospital on 11-24-2011. I reported the medication error on 11-30-2011.”
- Failure to properly prevent and treat pressure sores: “Based on interview and record review facility failed to 1) do an assessment for pressure sore 2) develop a care plan for pressure sore and 3) get physicians treatment order for pressure sore for R15. Record review of treatment record for R15 dated 9-16-10, gauze to right sacral area, [MEDICATION NAME] daily, and cover with dressing denotes that nurse signed off from 9-16-10 to 9-29-10. Record review of physician ‘ s orders in the clinical records dated 9-1-10 to 9-30-10 no order for gauze dressing to right sacral area, [MEDICATION NAME] dressing daily, cover with dressing. Record review of treatment record for R15 for 9-1-10 to 9-30-10 has no nursing written comments, description, width, length, and depth on the front or backside.” Read more about bed sores in nursing homes here.
The Illinois nursing home attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers are experienced in providing families and individuals who have been subjected to any form of abuse or poor patient care with the legal counsel they require. We have handled numerous nursing home lawsuits involving the following situations:
- Bed Sores / Pressure Pores
- Repeated Falls
- Dropped Patients
- Physical Abuse
- Patient Wandering
- Medication Errors
- Wrongful Death
If you have any concerns about the level of health care your loved one receives at the Grosse Pointe Manor or in any nursing home in Illinois, why not chat online with our customer care representatives for a brief consultation about your concerns.
At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, we do not charge you for any consultations or questions you may have until you are fairly compensated for the trauma that was caused to your loved one. Call (888) 424-5757 today to speak to an experienced nursing home attorney in Illinois.