Attorneys for Patients Mistreated at Montgomery Place
Montgomery Place is a nursing home located in Cook County, Illinois at:
5550 South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
It has the capacity to provide living assistance to approximately 40 senior citizens and recuperating patients in need of daily assistance. According to data from the state nursing home, the patients at Montgomery Place are generally admitted for the following reasons:
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Blood Disorders
- Digestive System
- Genitourinary System Disorders
- Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
- Other Medical Conditions
Episodes of Nursing Home Negligence at Montgomery Place
According to data from nursing home surveys conducted by the Illinois Department of Health other agencies, there have been numerous episodes of poor patient care at Montgomery Place which can be construed as nursing home negligence. Our nursing home attorneys reviewed data compiled by ProPublica and found the following conditions that can be construed as nursing home negligence:
- Failure to ensure call light accessibility: “During the environmental tour of the facility on 9/28/11 at 10:30 AM the following was observed: There was no string attached to the emergency call light in the shower that would enable residents to call for assistance.”
- Failure to document need for medications: “Review of R9’s medications administration records notes [MEDICATION NAME] HCL 30mg every 12 hours (antidepressant) and [MEDICATION NAME] .5mg twice a day as needed.
Review of R9’s clinical diagnosis there is no psychiatric diagnosis with comprehensive assessments for the use of [MEDICAL CONDITION] medications. Z3 (Medical Attending) stated on 9-28-11 at 3:30PM, “R8 has a psychiatric history and her sister is a Psychologist, but I understand about the needs of consultations from a Psychiatric physician for the use of and the continuation of [MEDICAL CONDITION] drugs.”
Chicago, IL Nursing Home Attorneys for Elder Citizens
The nursing home survey conducted by the Illinois Department of Health unearthed different situations where the staff of California Gardens Health center, provided inadequate assistance as well as patient abuse. These situation which can be construed as nursing home negligence includes the following situations:
- Bed Sores / Pressure Pores
- Inadequate Communication Equipment
- Repeated Falls
- Medication Errors
- Poor Patient Supervision
- Physical Abuse
- Patient Wandering
- Wrongful Death
Anxious about a Loved One? Take the right Step Today
If your loved one has been abused during his or her stay in Montgomery Place or any other nursing home facility in Illinois, we advise you to please step forward by contacting any of our nursing home attorneys through this number (888) 424-5757 or through our online chat rooms.
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