As reported by WBBM 780 Radio, a female patient was punched by another male patient at South Shore Nursing & Rehab on Sunday evening. Staff at the Chicago nursing home called police after the man allegedly attacked the woman from behind and began punching her in the face.
The woman was treated at nearby Mt. Sinai Hospital for bruising and swelling around her eye. Although the woman was released from Mt. Sinai, it is unknown if she returned to South Shore.
About South Shore Nursing & Rehab
South Shore Nursing & rehab Center was rated one out of five stars according to governmental ratings on overall care. South Shore Nursing & Rehab is a large nursing home with 240 skilled nursing beds. The for-profit facility provides skilled nursing care for patients who have a variety of medical needs including: blood disorders, Alzheimer’s, circulatory and respiratory disorders.
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