A former resident of Manorcare Naperville is suing the facility for leaving a sponge in an open wound which became embedded in the resident’s leg. The resident was admitted to Manorcare on June 24, 2005 after surgery and received wound care at Manorcare until July 2, 2005. Manorcare is a chain of nursing homes that is frequently cited by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for improper nursing care and neglect. Several lawsuits have also been filed against Manorcare facilities throughout the state of Illinois by nursing home attorneys on behalf of residents and family members who have been abused or neglected in Manorcare facilities.
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