Niles Nursing & Rehab Center
Despite high ranks in quality measures at Niles Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, notable deficiencies have, in the past, earned it a “below average” rating as determined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This rating is determined as part of a comprehensive survey reported by Medicare and Medicaid, both of which help fund this center.
Inspections and Complaints
According to findings published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, this nursing home has been reported for both environmental safety hazards and various treatment/incident-related complaints. For example, in the past, this nursing home has been cited for failing to develop policies that would protect its residents from issues like theft, mistreatment, abuse and neglect. It has also been cited for failing to give residents the care they needed to prevent or heal bedsores. In the past, this nursing home was cited for a variety of environmental hazards, including automatic sprinklers that had not been properly maintained, exits that were not always accessible, a lack of portable fire extinguishers and other deficiencies.
Nursing homes should always strive to protect their residents from the threat of abuse, neglect and mistreatment. If you learn that a loved one has suffered such treatment while entrusted to a home, contact a nursing home negligence lawyer to learn more about your rights.
Studies published in the past by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have also reported Niles Nursing & Rehab Center as having a “below average” staffing rating. In past reports, residents of the center received less time with the staff than the national and Illinois averages. For example, the amount of time spent with LPN/LVN staff members was half of the Illinois average and less than a third of the national average. The time spent with a CNA staff member was more than a full hour a day less than the national average. At the time of this report, the number of residents at this center was more than three times the national average.
No nursing home resident should ever be hurt as a result of inadequate care. If you suspect that a sick or injured loved one wasn’t getting the attention they needed, a nursing home negligence lawyer can help.
About Niles Nursing & Rehab Center
This nursing center is home to more than 300 beds, and features programs designed to help Korean residents, as well at residents with dementia or behavioral programs. It participates in both Medicare and Medicaid.
9777 Greenwood Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
Phone: (847) 967-7000
Fax: (847) 967-5462