Many nursing homes residents in the end stages of their lives or suffer a frail condition. These elderly, infirmed and injured residents often require assistance with health care and hygiene needs. Unfortunately, many accidents occurred because of overcrowded or understaffed nursing facilities where they are abused, neglected or mistreated. The Aurora nursing home abuse attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers remain dedicated to fight aggressively to protect the rights of every nursing home victim-- particularly people who have been injured at The Grove of Fax Valley.
Our team of attorneys are committed to offering various legal options for every victim of nursing home abuse, mistreatment or neglect. We ensure that every individual or facility responsible for the harm of the victim is held legally accountable. We publish publicly available data outlining the safety concerns of Illinois nursing home residents at facility statewide to assist families in making the best decision when placing a loved one in a nursing home.The Grove of Fox Valley
The Grove of Fox Valley is a 158-bed post-hospital care unit providing clinical therapy and rehabilitation in Chicago’s Western suburb. It is located at:
1601 N. Farnsworth Avenue
Aurora, IL 60505
The facility provides a variety of post-hospital rehabilitation services using the latest advancements in medical care, pain management and physical therapy equipment. In addition, the center provides various healthcare services to meet the needs of the patient including:
- Cardiac care
- Pulmonary care
- Oncology care
- Orthopedic care
- Specialized wound care
- Care for strokes and other neurological conditions
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
According to information gathered by www.Medicare.gov, The Grove of Fox Valley maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, which ranks it much below average nationwide. This rating system includes three out of five stars for quality measures, two out of five stars for staffing and one out of five stars for health inspections.
The average ranking for quality measures indicates current resident assessments on the nursing facility’s ability to meet the hygiene and health care needs of its residents. The below average ranking for staffing refers to the staff hours for the home’s RNs, LPNs, LPNs and CNAs. The much below average ranking of health inspections are the results and findings of inspectors and surveyors performing routine assessments at the facility.
The Aurora nursing home neglect attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers note that numerous complaints against the Grove of Fox Valley in recent years. These complaints are filed by nursing home inspectors, state surveyors and residents. They include:
- Failure to Notify Changes of Injury or Help Decline:
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 03/31/2015, a complaint was filed against the facility indicating that a legal representative of the resident from the Office of the State Guardian was never notified of a patient’s change in health status. This complaint refers to the health condition of a resident showing “swelling on the face.” While the physician, sister of the resident and daughter of the resident were notified, the documents show that the legal representative from the state never received notification. This neglect at informing the State Guardian violates the patient’s care management during a deteriorating change of condition.
- Failure to Provide Acceptable Levels of ADL Care to Dependent Residents:
In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 04/14/2015, a complaint was filed against the nursing home based on the unacceptable levels of providing ADL (activities of daily living) care for residents requiring necessary services. This complaint is in response to the failure of the facility to provide oral hygiene for a resident suffering from a left femur fracture, cerebral vascular accident (CVA) diabetes and depression. Adequate care was not provided to the patient to meet their hygiene, eating, transferring and mobility requirements to move between the bed and wheelchair.
If you, or a loved one, have been harmed, neglected or abused while residing at The Grove of Fox Valley, the Aurora nursing home abuse attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers can help. Our legal team can stop the abuse immediately. We ensure that everyone at fault is held legally accountable including the medical staff, supervisors, administrators and the facility.
We accept nursing home abuse and neglect cases on contingency, meaning no upfront fees are required for immediate legal representation. We invite you to contact our law offices at (888) 424-5757 today, or speak with us instantly in our online chat rooms.