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Illinois Nursing Home Disputes Low Marks

Four of Danville’s five nursing homes rank at the bottom of the new Medicare-sponsored ratings systems. The five star rating system helps families chose the best facility. It uses a mix of data and rates the nursing homes from one to five stars. The administrators at the facilities believe they are running five star facilities. They are unsure as to what exactly is wrong with their nursing homes. She stated that the Illinois Department of Public Health is known for being one of the strictest in the country with its health-inspection surveys. However, recent investigations have showed the Illinois nursing homes are some of the lowest of the state. The rating includes general quality of care, life-safety issues, and staffing and nursing levels. To learn more about the failing nursing homes, please check out the link.