April 21, 2006

Heritage Manor South-Beardstown – Beardstown, IL – 4/21/2006

by Levin & Perconti

Heritage Manor South-Beardstown was fined $20,000 for failure to immediately notify a doctor when a resident with diabetes experienced low blood sugar levels and for failure to give complete information to the doctor when he was notified. The facility also failed to respond to and treat signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia and failed to have policies and procedures established for staff to follow regarding hypoglycemia for residents with insulin dependent diabetes.

The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators.