Galesburg Terrace Nursing Home
Located in Galesburg, Illinois, this nursing home has space for up to 108 residents. Recently, Medicare and Medicaid investigators have rated Galesburg Terrace below average. Inspectors have previously cited the facility for failing to provide pharmaceuticals in a safe and controlled manner. Reports have also shown that residents at this facility spent far less time with registered nurses compared to the state and national averages, despite housing far fewer residents than the state and national averages. Residents at Galesburg Terrace also indicated higher than average rates of suffering from bed sores, or pressure ulcers.
It is extremely important that, if someone is prescribed a certain medication, they are given the correct drug and the correct dose at the correct time. Galesburg Terrace has previously been cited for failure to make sure that residents’ drug regimens are free of unnecessary drugs and failure to make sure that residents are safe from medication errors. Additionally, this home was cited for not keeping the rate of medication errors (including wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) less than five percent. This is a serious indication of nursing home neglect. The consequences can be dire, so if you suspect someone you love isn’t getting the proper attention with their medication at a nursing home, contact a nursing home abuse attorney for information on what you can do.
Lack of Nurses
While Galesburg Terrace has the space and accommodations for up to 108 residents, it usually averages at about half-full occupancy. Despite this, residents at this nursing home have far less time with RNs compared to the state and national averages. When your loved ones are in the care of a nursing facility, they should expect to have adequate medical care available to them. If that isn’t the case, it could be an indication of nursing home abuse and neglect. If you think someone you know is experiencing problems related to not having appropriate levels of attention, contact a nursing home abuse lawyer for help and advice.
Bed sores, or pressure ulcers, are a serious issue and are an indication of nursing home neglect. Residents should be attended to in a timely manner, not left along for long enough time periods that pressure ulcers develop. Galesburg Terrace has a higher rate than state and national averages of patients who develop pressure ulcers during their stay at the facility. If you or someone you know is suffering from developing bed sores, contact a nursing home neglect lawyer for help with your case. You should not have to put up with mistreatment while in a nursing home.
About Galesburg Terrace
Galesburg Terrace has accommodations for up to 108 residents, though average at about half-full occupancy. It is a Medicare and Medicaid participant that offers nursing care, short term rehab, and long-term nursing and supervision.
1145 Frank Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 342-2103
How to Get Help
If you or someone you know has been experiencing neglect or abuse in this nursing home, you shouldn’t wait to contact Malman Law. A nursing home abuse attorney will be happy to help you investigate your case.