Health violations, safety concerns and lack of quality care are not always obvious when placing a loved one in a nursing facility in Illinois. A home that maintains adequate staffing is crucial to the health and safety of every nursing home resident. However, the staff must be properly trained. Any nursing home with a high nursing staff turnover is an indicator of problems and dissatisfaction within the facility. Unfortunately, the Pekin Illinois nursing home abuse attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC have represented numerous residents in nursing facilities statewide who have suffered injury, harm or death by the actions of their caregivers.
Our team of dedicated attorneys serve as legal advocates to many Illinois nursing home residents to ensure their rights, well-being and health are protected at all times. We publish the most current publicly available information regarding opened investigations, facility violations, safety concerns and filed complaints against assisted-living facilities, nursing homes and health care centers across the state. We encourage you to use this information to make the best informed decision before placing a loved one in a home who requires the best nursing care to reduce the potential risk of infection, harm, abuse or neglect.
Pekin Manor is a 120-bed skilled nursing care facility providing medical services to residents of Pekin and Tazewell County, Illinois. The facility is located at,
1520 El Camino Dr.
Pekin, IL 61554
The nursing care facility provides long term and short term solutions along with respite care and hospice care.
Nursing Facility Resident Safety Concerns
Agencies for the federal government maintain current star rating summaries on nursing facilities nationwide and posts the information on its website www.Medicare.gov. Currently, Pekin Manor maintains an overall four out of five star rating when compared to other nursing facilities within the United States. This includes two out of five stars for quality measures, three out of five stars for health inspections and four out of five stars for staffing.
The Pekin, Illinois nursing home neglect attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC have found numerous violations, opened investigations, filed complaints and safety concerns involving Pekin Manor. Some of these include:
- Failure to Provide Adequate Care to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 08/30/2013, during an annual certification survey, it was noted that the facility failed “to obtain medical diagnosis for use of indwelling urinary catheter for [a resident] and failed to follow policy and procedure and plan of care for indwelling catheter placement for [another resident].” This is in response to the improper use and placement of a catheter that caused urine backflow in the catheter tubing.
- A Failure to Provide a Residential Environment Free of Physical Restraints
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 07/21/2011, a complaint investigation was opened because of the facility’s failure “to provide medical justification for using restraints for [three residents].”
- Failure to Provide a Residence Efficient Fluid to Maintain Hydration
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 10/27/2010, a complaint investigation was opened against the facility for its failure “to develop and implement individualized approaches for [2 residents] at risk for dehydration. The facility also failed to analyze the results of fluid intake monitoring for [2 residents].” This is in response to a lack of any care plan “related to monitoring [the resident’s fluid] intake and output.”
Pekin, Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys
If you, or your loved one, have suffered serious injuries, harm or abuse while residing at Pekin Manor or any other nursing facility in Illinois, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC can provide legal intervention now. Our team of Pekin Illinois nursing home abuse attorneys can take immediate legal action to stop the harmful activity of a nursing home, its residence or staff members.
We invite you to contact us now at (888) 424-5757 or through our online chat rooms to schedule your free case evaluation. Our attorneys can discuss the merits of your case for financial compensation and provide numerous legal solutions to hold those responsible for your harm financially accountable. We accept all nursing home abuse cases on a contingency fee basis. This means you receive immediate representation without paying us any retainer or upfront fee.