It is important to be informed about the quality of care provided by a nursing home, as the health and safety of yourself or your loved ones may depend on it. Nursing homes have ratings and violations which are public record that can help you make an informed decision when choosing a nursing home.
Our Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers at The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers understand the significance of securing the safety and welfare of our 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 Warren Park Health and Living Center.
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Warren Park Health and Living Center Information
Warren Park Health & Living Center in Chicago, IL is a large facility with 127 beds and has for-profit, corporate ownership. Warren Park Health & Living Center is not a part of a continuing care retirement community. It participates in Medicare and Medicaid.
CMS Ratings for Warren Park Health and Living Center
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides a five star rating system for nursing homes. 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 an overall rating, as well as separate ratings for health inspections, staffing, and quality measures.
CMS Three Star Rating – Average
Warren Park Health and Living Center has a three star average overall rating from the CMS and has been flagged with a consumer alert on the CMS site for an abuse citation. They were rated 2 out of 5 stars for health inspections, 2 out of 5 stars for staffing, and 5 out of 5 stars for quality measures. They have received 5 federal fines in the last three years that total $36,144.
U.S. News and World Reports Ratings for Warren Park Health and Living Center
U.S. News and World Reports also provide ratings for nursing homes. Warren Park Health and Living Center was rated 2 out of 5 overall. They were rated below average (1 out of 3) for short-term rehabilitation and average (2 out of 3) for long-term care.
Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Recoveries Against Warren Park Health and Living 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. Make sure to do a search to look for active cases as well past settlements in the news.
What to Do If You Suspect Abuse at Warren Park Health and Living 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. Our experienced nursing home abuse lawyers are here to help you get the justice your family deserves. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse can take many forms. The most common types of nursing home abuse are physical, emotional, sexual, and financial. It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of nursing home abuse so you can protect your loved one if they become a victim.
Signs of physical abuse include bruises or other marks on the body, broken bones, cuts or scratches, and changes in behavior.
Emotional abuse can involve humiliation, threats of violence, intimidation, and isolation.
Sexual abuse may manifest as bruises or other injuries to the genital area or sexually transmitted infections.
Financial exploitation may include unauthorized withdrawals from a nursing home resident’s bank account or credit card fraud.
If you have any reason to believe that your loved one is being abused, it is important to act quickly. Contact the IDPH hotline or The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers for assistance. We will use our decades of experience in nursing home abuse cases to help you get justice and compensation for your loved one’s suffering.
Contact an Experienced Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Today
If you or someone you know has been the victim of abuse or neglect in Illinois nursing homes, contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers immediately. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to fighting for justice and compensation on behalf of nursing home residents who have suffered abuse or neglect. Contact us today for a free consultation.
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