Attorneys for Patients Mistreated at Manorcare of Oak Lawn West

Manorcare of Oak Lawn West 

Manorcare of Oak Lawn West is a 192 bed nursing home located in Cook County, Illinois at:

Manorcare of Oak Lawn West
6300 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Website: http://www.hcr-manorcare.com/manorcare/oaklawnwest

Data gotten from the state nursing home board, state that the patients at Manorcare of Oak Lawn West are primarily admitted for the care relating to the following areas:

  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Endocrine/Metabolic
  • Nervous System
  • Mental Illness
  • Developmental Disability
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Genitourinary System Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
  • Neoplasms
  • Other Medical Conditions
  • Non-Medical Conditions
Concerning Discoveries Regarding the Level of Patient Care at Manorcare of Oak Lawn West

The nursing home survey conducted by the Illinois Department of Health unearthed different situations where the staff of Manorcare of Oak Lawn West, provided inadequate assistance as well as patient abuse. These situation which can be construed as nursing home negligence includes the following situations:

  • Failure to provide necessary assistance for residents: “On 11/20/11 at 10:40am, E11 reported to the charge nurse that R5 fell on the floor during patient care washing. Stated R5 was turned, reached out hand, then R5 rolled out of bed. R5 on left side of bed on the floor, laying on R5’s right side. Bleeding noted from right side of head, ice applied. At 10:45am, 911 called. 11/20/11 admitted to hospital with [DIAGNOSES REDACTED]. Patient (R5) was to be cared for by two people while rendering care to a patient in bed. One person on each side of the bed while patient was being changed.”
  • Failure to develop fall prevention interventions: “R3 is a [AGE] year old resident with the following [DIAGNOSES REDACTED]. The consult note stated that” pillows used to assist the resident in a better position were:”without success.” This indicates that R3 had poor trunk balance. On 8-21-09 R3 was found on the floor in her room. .E4 (certified nurse’s assistant- CNA) stated during interview that I found her on the floor in her room in a puddle blood coming from her head. She was unresponsive. “Nursing notes verify that R3 was found lying on the floor and hit her head. The facility failed to supervise R3 in an adequate manner. R3 hospital transfer note clearly indicated that R3 had a change in condition since being discharged from the facility and required additional support when in a chair. The facility failed to modify R3’s plan of care to provide for additional support for R3 while she was seated in the chair. This failure lead to R3 falling from the chair and sustaining a head injury that required hospitalization.”
  • Failure to administer medication as ordered by the physician: “On 10/20/11 at 8:20 AM, E5 (Staff Nurse) administered 10 oral tablets (Senna plus, [MEDICATION NAME], Magnesium, Folic Acid, [MEDICATION NAME] & Iron), [MEDICATION NAME] subcutaneous injection and [MEDICATION NAME] puff (250/50) diskus to R9. During medication reconciliation, Calgest 500 milligram (mgm) chew was ordered 2 X a day but was not administered. This was an omission error.”
  • Failure to notify physician of medication allergy: “Based on record review and interview, the facility failed to notify physician regarding the need to change antibiotic due to [MEDICATION NAME] allergy. Also the facility failed to notify the physician regarding refusal of antibiotic for treatment of [DIAGNOSES REDACTED].”
Professional Nursing Home Attorneys Oak Lawn, IL

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:

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Disclaimer: The above inspection findings are take from public sources including the State Department of Health and from Medicare inspection conducted at the facility at least every fifteen months. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers cannot confirm that the content on this site is the most recent information related to the facilities mentions.

The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information here: dph.illinois.gov or medicare.gov.

The deficiencies/citations listed on this page may have been corrected or substantially corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. This page is a legal advertisement and a resource of information for visitors. This material is not endorsed by the facility noted or by any governmental agency. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers does not have any affiliation with the facility.

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