Heather Health Care Center
In past Medicare health inspections, Heather Health Care Center has been given a rating of “below average”. This rating was determined by the facility’s inability to meet Medicare standards when it came to treatment of residents, respect for their rights, and several fire safety deficiencies. The staffing also fell below Medicare standards, earning a rating of “below average”.
Care for Residents
Nursing home staff that fail to provide an adequate environment for residents should not go without compensating for their behavior. That’s why Illinois nursing home negligence attorneys are available to represent all affected residents who wish to receive the care they deserve. Nursing facilities should never be fall below state and national standards of operation.
In the Medicare reports for Heather Health Care Center, the facility was cited for not keeping residents free of unnecessary restraint, and for failing to honor confidentiality of residents’ personal and medical records. Residents’ complaints were also cited as not being quickly resolved.
Along with the deficiencies in resident care, fire safety shortcomings included the lack of accessible exits, and staff was found in inspections to have spent less than both the state and national average amounts of time on residents each day. Those responsible for this neglect included licensed RNs, LPNs, CNAs and Physical Therapy staff.
Should residents find themselves disregarded by nursing home staff in even the slightest amount, residents affected by this negligence can be represented by elder care lawyers who will make sure that this does not happen again.
About Heather Health Care Center
A nursing home working under corporate ownership, Heather Health Care Center offers residents dental and dietary services, nursing, therapeutic recreation, mental health, and podiatry among other services.
Heather Health Care Center Contact Information
15600 South Honore St.
Harvey, IL 60426
Keep Nursing Homes Working for You
Residents should never need to worry about being cared for by neglectful or abusive staff. If a resident ever experiences the pains of mistreatment, an Illinois nursing home negligence lawyer can be there immediately to help you find peace and resolve. Contact Malman Law today for a free case evaluation and get the representation you deserve.