Lexington of Orland Park Nursing Home
In the past, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have given Lexington of Orland Park a “below average” rating. Despite low-to-average numbers of deficiencies found in health and fire safety inspections, deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, mistreatment, theft and inadequate resident assistance brought this home’s overall rating down in the report published by Medicare.
Complaints and Incidents
According to the report published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in the past, Lexington of Orland Park has had numerous complaints filed against it. For example, on more than one occasion, the home failed to develop, write and implement policies forbidding and preventing mistreatment, abuse, neglect and theft—on one occasion, this put the health or safety of residents in immediate jeopardy.
In other cases, the home was cited for various care-related deficiencies. For example, on multiple occasions, the home failed to provide the necessary treatment for treating and preventing bed sores. At other times, the home reportedly failed to eliminate accident hazards, potentially leaving residents vulnerable to otherwise preventable accidents.
Abuse can take many forms. If you suspect that a loved one has been hurt in the nursing home, encourage open dialogue with them and consider contacting a nursing home abuse lawyer.
In the past, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have deemed the staffing at Lexington of Orland Park to be “below average.” This is largely based on the amount of individualized, quality attention that residents are offered from trained nursing staff. For example, at the time of the report, residents at this home received less time with CNA and LPN staff members than Illinois or national averages.
Negligence can have consequences as serious as abuse. For information about holding a nursing home accountable for its negligence, contact a nursing home negligence attorney.
About Lexington of Orland Park
With more than 275 beds, this home is part of the Lexington Health Network, which has homes across Illinois. This home participates in Medicare and Medicaid.
14601 South John Humphrey Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
Phone: (708) 349-8300
Fax: (708) 349-4093
When You Suspect Abuse
If you suspect that a loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse, don’t wait to take action—contact a nursing home abuse lawyer soon. Contact Malman Law for a free consultation today.