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Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
For many years, nursing home residents throughout the United States have been subjected to neglect and abuse by caregivers, employees, or other residents. Many problems with the nursing home industry involve untrained professionals, short staffing, and a lack of supervision that leads to resident-to-resident assault.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Moultrie County nursing facility, contact the Illinois nursing home affiliate attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation from recovering your damages.Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of Sullivan and Moultrie County, Illinois. The 123-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
11 Hawthorne Lane
Sullivan, Illinois 61951
Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Sullivan 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 federal government and the state of Illinois are authorized to penalize any nursing home with monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services when the facility has been cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
The nursing home received ten 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 ConsultationSullivan Illinois Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Illinois and the federal government regularly updates its long-term care home database system with complete details of all deficiencies, citations, and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including three out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Implement and Enforce Policies That Prevent Mistreatment, Neglect or Abuse of Residents – citation #F226 date September 29, 2017
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date September 26, 2018
The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to operationalize their abuse prevention policy by failing to perform complete employee background checks as prescribed by the Department’s Health Care Worker Registry for twelve of thirteen employees reviewed.”
A review of thirteen employee files from the Director of Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants, Registered Nurses, housekeepers and dietary aides failed to include documentation “that the facility searched the required six websites” that include HHS, Illinois Sex Offenders Registry, Illinois Department of Corrections Sex Registrant, Illinois Department of Corrections Inmate Search, Illinois Department of Corrections Wanted Fugitives, and National Sex Offender Public Registry.
The nursing home “failed to ensure safe transfers to prevent injury for [one cognitively intact resident].” A Case Information Note documented by an orthopedic surgeon documents “infection of Left Total Knee Replacement.”
A Physical Therapy Assistant documented there was increased assistance from the assistant because the resident was “more fatigued [and] does not feel well and has been having episodes of diarrhea.” The Assistant stated that the resident “does appear to be pale in color [and that nursing was aware of the resident’s] complaints.”
A review of the resident’s SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) documents a “rotation of the left lower extremity, pain in the left lower extremity, heard a pop this morning with the transfer. This document also states [the resident] was assessed, the doctor was notified, and [the resident] was sent to the emergency room.”
The resident stated that in the early morning hours around 3:00 AM, two Certified Nursing Aides had used a pivot board to “move me from the bed to the wheelchair.” The resident stated, “my bad left leg got tangled up with my good leg, and I felt a pop and a lot of pain.”
The nursing staff continued to take the resident to their medical treatment. During that time the resident stated “I was miserable. Finally, when I got back from [my treatment] they sent me to the hospital. I was not feeling good that day anyway. I had diarrhea and was weak.”
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Sullivan 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 Moultrie County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Sullivan.
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