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Report Details Abuse at Local Nursing Home

Several residents of a local nursing home suffered repeated physical and sexual abuse at the hands of their fellow residents. State officials state that the nursing home management failed to stem or report any of this alleged abuse. Victims included both male and female residents at the nursing home which is on the federal government’s list of the nation’s most troubled nursing homes. Some residents targeted their neighbors still live in the 140-bed nursing home. Allegedly, nursing home employees didn’t prevent aggressive patients from striking time and again. The nursing home was also cited for problems with patient confidentiality, incomplete medication records, improper care for bedsores and not preventing residents from falling. The nursing home is own by the Milwaukee-based Extendicare Health Services Inc. Assault between nursing home residents happens all too often, including here in Chicago, Illinois. To read more about the failing nursing home, please click the link.