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Lexington of Schaumburg Nursing Home

Despite having an “average” rating given by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in past inspections, health inspections warranted a “below average” rating for Lexington of Schaumburg. The below-average inspection results cited several deficiencies that could potentially cause harm to residents. In one instance, improper care actually caused harm. Resident care deficiencies accompanied others in the areas of administrative duties and fire safety, resulting in the poor health inspection rating. This rating brought down the overall rating to “average” despite “above average” ratings for staffing and quality measure.

Mistreatment of Residents

Nursing homes must comply with the Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987, which guarantees the wellbeing and respect of all nursing home residents. Should a nursing home fail to honor residents’ rights, an Illinois nursing home attorney can gain compensation for those affected. Attorneys also help guarantee that the nursing home cooperates with any required reformation.

Lexington of Schaumburg, during Medicare health inspections, was discovered to allow the hiring of employees with a history of mistreatment. Proper employee screening and training policies were not in effect, as well as policies preventing abuse and neglect. The report also lists two instances that involved inadequate quality of care, one of which harmed residents’ health. Bedsores were also found to have been untreated and not prevented.

Other Issues

The Medicare report also mentions several other deficiencies at Lexington of Schaumburg, including the fact that administrators failed to maintain correct resident records. The area itself was unable to meet all fire safety requirements as well, with corridors and doors that couldn’t block smoke, walls that were not sufficiently fire-resistant, and a lack of emergency lighting.

When a nursing home doesn’t provide care that meets professional standards, nursing home abuse lawyers make sure that residents receive the treatment they need, and that the nursing home pays for any insufficient care. No one should dismiss any instances of abuse or neglect. When they occur, contact an attorney immediately to develop a case in residents’ best interests.

About Lexington of Schaumburg

A nursing facility accepting Medicare and Medicaid, Lexington of Schaumburg has 214 certified beds for residents. The facility’s services include psychiatric, orthopedic, wound, hospice and private care.

Contact Information

675 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Phone: (847) 352-5500

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