State fines Galesburg, Monmouth nursing homes
The Illinois Department of Public Health has fined two area nursing homes $25,000 each over patient safety violations.
Seminary Manor, 2345 N. Seminary St. in Galesburg, and Monmouth Nursing Home, 117 S. I St in Monmouth, both received Type A violations for the second quarter of 2023.
Type A violations are for incidents with substantial probability of death or serious mental or physical harm.
Investigators foundSeminary Manorin Galesburg failed to implement fall interventions and complete neurological assessments for two residents.
One resident fell and suffered a laceration to the head in January, but staff did not complete any neurological assessments after that.
Another resident fell from a wheelchair in March, but investigators found no documentation of interventions put in place to prevent future falls.
Two weeks later, the resident fell twice in one day and suffered a fractured hip and neck. But investigators found no documentation of neurological checks on the resident after the fall. The resident was later found to also have a concussion and a fractured shoulder.
Seminary Manor is licensed to UDI #7 LLC.
Monmouth Nursing Home was fined for failing to investigate a resident’s fall and implement necessary interventions to prevent future falls.
That resulted in a resident falling multiple times and suffering a fractured hip and a subdural hematoma.
Monmouth Nursing Home is licensed to Community Care Center of Monmouth, Inc.
Note: This story previously stated the resident suffered a fractured neck. We have updated the story and apologize for the error.