Aperion Care Evanston
It's not easy to put your trust in a nursing home or healthcare center to handle the needs of your loved one. How can you be sure they are maintaining the high standards they advertise? What really happens behind closed doors, after visiting hours have passed?
The unfortunate truth is that even in smaller facilities in upscale settings, failures in care still occur. Patients don't always receive the care they deserve, and some facilities even have major health violations of which you may not be aware.
At Levin & Perconti, we fight for families and their loved ones that are in the care of these facilities and get them the compensation they deserve. We work tirelessly to uncover the facts about these facilities and ensure they are held accountable for their failures in care. Read on to learn more about Aperion Care Evanston:
Facility name: Aperion Care Evanston
Facility address: 1300 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Facility phone: (847)869-1300
Aperion Care Evanston is a small 57 bed nursing and rehabilitation center specializing in post-hospital care and therapy available 7 days per week. They boast amenities such as cozy fireplaces and scheduled activities, a salon, cable TV and wifi "ensuring you have a comfortable healing experience while you recover and prepare to return home". While on the surface, you'll find that this facility seems well-rated, Levin & Perconti have found some details you may want to be aware of.
09/21/2017 Failure to provide a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment. The facility was cited to have a pervasive urine and mildew/dirty clothes smell throughout both care floors. The off-putting smell permeated the facility to the point that the origin couldn't be identified, as it was everywhere. When staff were questioned about the smell, they wrote it off as something that was just sort of "there" and not of major concern - even though their environment smelled dirty.
09/21/2017 Failure to give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Various breakdowns in communication and improper assessments led to the unnecessary decline in condition of a residents' pressure ulcer on their ankle.
9/21/2017 Failure to make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. A resident was injured, requiring hospitalization, due to improper transfer methods moving the resident from a wheelchair to bed. After interview, it appeared that proper transfer procedure was only loosely followed in general.What You Can Do
It's understandably concerning to learn of care failures that have occurred at the nursing home or care center where your loved one is. You have the right to know what has been going on behind closed doors. If you have a loved one at Aperion Care Evanston, or any other area healthcare facility, contact us at Levin & Perconti to learn more about their care history.
Having the whole story could protect your loved one from potential mistreatment, neglect, and even abuse. You may not necessarily get an accurate picture of what's going on from your loved one - they may not always be able to communicate what is actually going on.
At Levin & Perconti, we actively research the local healthcare facilities and nursing homes, keeping up with any violations and citations these facilities may have incurred. Our attorneys investigate these violations and represent the families and loved ones affected. Some of these cases have involved:
- Pressure Sores, Bed Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers
- Falls in nursing homes
- Verbal Abuse
- Assisted Living Negligence
- Elder Abuse
- Wandering and Elopement from Healthcare Facilities
- Malnutrition and Dehydration
- Medication Administration Errors
When issues like these are suspected, it is your right to ask questions and get straight answers. Levin & Perconti is a nationally recognized and respected leader in nursing home negligence litigation. Our attorneys are leading the way in holding bringing negligent facilities to justice, and getting patients and families the compensation they deserve. If you feel your loved one may be the subject of nursing home neglect, call us at 877-374-1417 or contact us online today.
Disclaimer: The above inspection findings are taken from public sources, including the Illinois Department of Health and from Medicare inspection conducted at the facility. Levin & Perconti cannot confirm that this page's content represents the latest information available. The inspection findings published here are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at www.il.gov or medicare.gov. Any deficiencies/citations listed on this page may have been corrected or substantially corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. This page is a legal advertisement and a resource of information for visitors. This material is not endorsed by the facility identified or by any governmental agency. Levin and Perconti does not have any affiliation with the facility mentioned.