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Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Do you suspect that your loved one is being mistreated while living in a Shelby County nursing facility? Were you concerned that their facility-acquired bedsores or injuries from a fall could have been prevented had the staff followed the established protocols? If so, contact the Illinois nursing home affiliate attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for the harm legally and financially accountable.Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
This long-term care facility is an 80-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Shelbyville and Shelby County, Illinois. The "for-profit" home is located at:
2116 South 3rd Dacey Drive
Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
This facility also provides comprehensive adult life skills training, coping skills, aggression, and symptom management, depression management, and an in-house work program. The nursing home also provides respite care, hospice, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, recuperative stay options, physical, occupational and speech therapies, along with a smoking program.Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators and surveyors for Medicare and the state of Illinois have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services any time a nursing home is cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
The nursing home received two complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Illinois Adult Protective Services Website.
Call (800) 926-7565 Toll-Free for a No Obligation ConsultationShelbyville Illinois Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Illinois and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and one out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Ensure the Nursing Home Area Remained Free of Accident Hazards and Risks and Provides Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F323 date August 25, 2017
- Failure to Develop Programs That Investigate, Control and Keep Infections from Spreading – citation #F441 date August 25, 2017
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to supervise [a resident] by leaving [the resident] unattended during toileting. This failure resulted in [the resident] falling and sustaining a pubic ramus fracture. The facility also failed to safely maintain toileting equipment (seat riser) for [another resident], which resulted in [that resident] falling while self-toileting.”
A review of the moderately, cognitively impaired resident’s MDS (Minimum Data Set) indicated that the resident needs “the extensive assist of two when transferring and toileting.” The document reveals that the resident uses a wheelchair “for mobility purposes.”
A report titled Incident Fall Log documented that the resident sustained a fall while in their room, resulting in a hip fracture. The document indicates that the resident was “using the restroom and was providing hygiene herself, lost balance, and fell.” The resident “complained of back and hip pain [and was] sent to the emergency room.”
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) stated that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) reported that the resident was found in the bathroom on the floor “in front of the toilet lying on [their] left side.” The CNA stated that the resident was “crying out ‘get me up,’ complaining of back and hip pain.” The document states that there “were no witnesses to the incident.”
The facility “failed to prevent cross-contamination of open wounds for [one resident] and cross-contamination of an indwelling urinary catheter drainage bag for [another resident].”
The surveyors reviewed a laboratory report for the first resident that documented a wound assessment process in the resident’s left lower leg as a “heavy growth of [highly contagious] Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).” The investigators noted that the resident “had an infection control bureau set up outside [their] room, which contained isolation gowns and gloves for use when facility staff performed direct care for [a resident].”
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) documented that the resident “had a total of fourteen wounds on the left hip and left buttocks [including] four closed, scabbed areas and two new dime-sized sheared, open areas to the left hip.” The investigators observed the LPN moving from site to site using the same gloved hands or applying medicated wound paste, providing an opportunity for cross-contamination.
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center? Contact the Illinois network of abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Shelby County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Shelbyville.
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