Helia Healthcare of Carbondale Nursing Home
Helia Healthcare of Carbondale is a long-term care facility in Carbondale, IL. It is one of the hundreds of nursing homes in the state that must adhere to nursing home guidelines for patient safety and well-being.
Nursing Home Requirements
Nursing homes are required to provide safety, nutrition and protection from abuse and neglect in nursing home facilities. The 1987 Nursing Home Act was enacted to put nursing home laws in place that help ensure each patient’s well-being.
Reporting Nursing Home Abuse
If you are a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, get the help you need from elder law attorneys. Using a nursing home lawyer is the best way to make sure you receive the proper compensation for your injuries.
Medicare ratings are a result of inspections and complaints made against nursing home facilities. Medicare staff review these facilities for any deficiencies that could compromise the health and well being of patients in the facility.
Helia Healthcare of Carbondale was cited as having deficiencies in the past which resulted in a below average rating. These inadequacies include mistreatment, resident rights, pharmacy services and quality care. The Medicare report including past failings in several areas, including:
- Failing to hire staff with no legal history of nursing home abuse or neglect
- Failing to develop policies to prevent abuse, mistreatment or theft of the patient’s belongings
- Failing to properly treat bed sores
- Failure provide qualified, professional staff to follow each patient’s written care plan
- Failure to have enough staff per patient to care for patient needs
About Helia Healthcare of Carbondale
Helia Healthcare of Carbondale was founded over 30 years ago in the city of Carbondale, IL. This 118 bed facility participates in the Medicare and Medicaid program.
500 South Lewis Lane
Carbondale. IL 62901
- Skilled nursing
- Therapy programs
- Restorative nursing
- Long-term care
- Hospice care
Are You or Your Loved One Suffering from Nursing Home Abuse?
Nursing home patients who have been mistreated or abused do not always know what legal rights they have to seek justice. Need legal representation? Contact Malman Law for a free consultation today!