Jonesboro Rehab & HCC
Jonesboro Rehab & HCC is a nursing home in Southern Illinois with space for up to 77 residents. It is a Medicare and Medicaid participant, and in the past, Medicare inspectors have rated this facility much below average. Reports showed that in the past, this nursing home failed to provide a tasty and well-balanced diet and other nutritional food to all of the residents. Inspectors also found this home to have failed to keep the rate of medication errors below five percent. Finally, reports determined that this nursing home failed to hire only people that have no legal history of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating residents, and that the facility also failed to report and investigate reports of abuse, neglect, or mistreatment.
Inspections at this facility showed that residents were not provided with a tasty, healthful diet that met their nutritional needs. The inspections also showed that residents who did not eat the served food were not offered other nutritional food options. These can both be considered cases of nursing home neglect, or even abuse—residents staying at a facility should be able to reasonably expect that they will be offered nutritional food so that they can stay optimally healthy. When this doesn’t happen, residents and their families need to be proactive and contact a nursing home abuse lawyer for help rectifying the problem.
Nursing home residents often require medication, and it’s essential that for the optimal safety of the residents, that each administration of prescription or over-the-counter medication is checked at least twice before being given to the resident to ensure they are receiving the correct drugs at the correct dosage. Unfortunately, this has not always been the case at this facility, according to previous Medicare inspection reports. Reports determined that Jonesboro Rehab & HCC failed to keep their rate of medication errors (which can include the wrong drug, the wrong dose, or giving medicine at the wrong time) below five percent. Failing to ensure safety with medications can be a sign of nursing home neglect and should not be ignored. Contact a nursing home neglect attorney today if you suspect you or someone you love has fallen victim to a medication error.
One of the most critical aspects of providing quality, compassionate care in nursing homes is hiring staff that can be counted on to provide just that. Medicare reports from this facility, however, showed that the nursing home has, in the past, failed to hire only staff with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents, as well as failed to report or investigate claims of abuse, neglect, or mistreatment. No one deserves to be mistreated or abused while staying in a nursing home, and you do not have to put up with it if it is happening to you or someone you care about. If you suspect there is neglect or abuse taking place within a nursing home, don’t hesitate to discuss the matter with a nursing home abuse attorney today.
About Jonesboro Rehab & HCC
Jonesboro Rehab & HCC is a nursing care facility located in Southern Illinois. It has the capacity for up to 77 residents, and is a Medicare and Medicaid participant.
Route 127, PO Box B
Jonesboro, IL 62952
Phone: (618) 833-7093
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