Rosewood Care Center of Rockford was fined $20,000 for giving a resident the wrong medications, which resulted in a drop in the resident’s blood sugar levels. Staff mistakenly gave the resident medications prescribed to another resident. This resulted in the resident being taken to the local emergency room for treatment. The resident was admitted to the intensive care unit a blood sugar level of 59 and altered mental status.
The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators.