If you are considering nursing home care in Chicago or the surrounding area, make sure to research the ratings and violations of the facilities you are interested in. At The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers, we recognize that guaranteeing the safety and well-being of our loved ones is incredibly significant. For this reason it is important to research the ratings and violations of Illinois nursing homes in advance. The more information you can find out about a healthcare facility, the better chance you have of finding a facility that is right for you and your loved ones.
We’ve put together this series on nursing home violations and ratings to help provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision. In this article, we will look at Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
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Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Information
Rochelle Rehab & Health Care Center is a for-profit Chicago area nursing home located in Rochelle, IL. Rochelle Rehab & Health Care Center provides residents with long-term care facility services and senior care programs. The kinds of services Rochelle Rehab & Health Care Center offer include:
Entertainment programming, such as music and cooking
Outings, such as hospital visits and trips to the hairdresser or barber
Access to religious services
Medical assistance and physical therapy, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, oxygen therapy, podiatry, pharmacy and laboratory services, and medication administration.
Rochelle Rehab & Health Care Center has 50 resident beds and employs 26 people. A private room at Rochelle Rehab and Health Care Center costs $5,322 per month, and a non-private room costs $4,562 per month. Rochelle Rehab & Health Care Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid.
CMS Ratings for Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses a five star rating system to rate nursing homes across the country. Nursing homes rated 5 stars are considered to be above average and nursing homes rated 1 star are below average. The CMS gives each nursing home one overall rating, and also separate ratings for health inspections, staffing and quality measures.
CMS One Star Rating – Much Below Average
Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center currently stands at one star, a much below average overall rating from CMS. They also have a 2 out of 5 stars below average rating for health inspections, 3 out of 5 stars average rating for staffing, and a 1 out of 5 star much below average rating for quality measures. They have received 3 federal fines in the last three years totaling $184,248.
U.S. News and World Reports Ratings for Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
U.S. News and World Reports also provide ratings for nursing homes. Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center has an overall rating of 1 out of 5. They were rated below average (1 out of 3) for short-term rehabilitation.
Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Recoveries Against Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
Reviewing past abuse or neglect recoveries related to the abuse of a nursing home resident is another way to find out more about the safety of nursing homes in Illinois.
What to Do If You Suspect Abuse at Rochelle Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) hotline for suspected nursing home abuse is: 1-800-252-4343.
If you suspect your loved one is being abused, contact the IDPH hotline, and then reach out to The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers. We have skilled attorneys who are experienced in cases of nursing home abuse, and they’re ready to assist you in obtaining the compensation and accountability that your family is entitled to. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Types of Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse can be physical, emotional, sexual, psychological, or financial. Other types of abuse involve neglecting the patient’s health care needs or not providing proper nutrition. Some common types of abuse include:
Physical Abuse: This involves the physical infliction of pain or injury, such as slapping, pushing, shoving, or pinching.
Emotional Abuse: This can include verbal or non-verbal threats, insults, ridicule, intimidation tactics, humiliation and/or harassment.
Sexual Abuse: This type of abuse includes any form of unwanted sexual contact without consent from the resident.
Psychological Abuse: This includes verbal and emotional manipulation to control a patient’s thoughts and behaviors as well as their access to care.
Financial Exploitation: This involves taking advantage of a resident’s financial resources for personal gain without their knowledge or consent.
All forms of nursing home abuse are illegal and wrong under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act. Nursing home residents have a right to be treated with respect and compassion.
Get Help from a Compassionate Lawyer
If you or someone you love is the victim of nursing home abuse, contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers. Our lawyers are experienced in cases of elder abuse and neglect in Illinois and can help you seek justice.
Contact us today for a free consultation. Together we can hold negligent and abusive nursing homes accountable for their actions and protect residents from further harm.