South Shore Nursing & Rehab Center in Chicago, Illinois has received a Type “A” Violation and a fine in the amount of $15,000 after inspectors found that the nursing home was negligent when it did not properly supervise nursing services. Inspectors also found that some residents were wandering.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, a 91-year-old female resident of South Shore Nursing Home in the South Side of Chicago was attacked by a male resident of the nursing home. The woman was taken to a local hospital after she suffered bruises and swelling around her eye, but did not require further hospitalization. According to the report, the male resident approached her from behind and punched her repeatedly. The report did not indicate the age or condition of the male resident. To read the entire article about this incident of nursing home abuse at South Shore Nursing Home, follow the link.
Last year, the Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers at Levin & Perconti filed a lawsuit against South Shore Nursing Home for the negligence of another resident. To read more about this nursing home neglect lawsuit, click on the link.