Renaissance at 87th Street Nursing Home
The Renaissance at 87th Street is a rehabilitative center in that is one of three branches located in the Chicago area. They have many forms of therapy used to facilitate the transition from a hospital stay back to the home environment.
Health Deficiencies in Nursing Homes
In an environment where patients are at a limited physical state, adherence to health codes and regulations is extremely important. In order to maximize the particular therapies taking place, such as respiratory care, physical therapy, etc., the patients need to be fortified with the best health care possible to encourage successful results from their particular health problems.
When workers and staff fail to administer and monitor medication properly, treat bed sores, and provide overall quality care for each patient, there could be harmful effects that stem from these deficiencies that affect many of their residents.
There may be signs that a nursing home facility may be negligent or have cases of abuse. If you suspect any wrongful treatment toward your loved ones, contact a legal representative that handles nursing home abuse.
Here are some health and safety violations that are of concern in a nursing home and rehabilitative center:
Bed sores often occur when hospital or nursing home patients do not get enough exercise. The wounds must be cleaned and treated regularly in order to avoid infection and the chance to spread it to other patients, such as harmful staff infections.
There are many aspects of safety that must be in place in a nursing home facility. Issues such as safe cooking facilities, proper heating and ventilation and proper escape exits in case of a fire are vital safety issues that must be firmly in place to protect residents.
There were past reports that The Renaissance at 87th Street was given a below average health rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, they reportedly had 14 health deficiencies, which is almost twice the amount of the state average. For more information about this report on the Renaissance at 87th Street by the Center of Medicare, click here.
The Renaissance at 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60652
If you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect, get in touch with a nursing home attorney to handle your case. Do you suspect your loved one is suffering from mistreatment and negligence? If so, call Malman Law at 1-888-625-6265 or fill out our free online consultation.