Pekin’s Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care was cited by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday for neglect and for failing to provide range of motion exercises to some of its residents.
The 202-bed skilled care facility at 2220 State St. was fined $27,200, according to a IDPH report released Thursday with statewide listings of nursing home citations.
IDPH found the facility did not provide range of motion exercises to two residents with functional limitations.
“As a result, (one resident) had a decline in mobility of multiple joints over a three-month period, including a significant decline of little to no use of his right wrist, right fingers and right thumb,” the report stated.
The other resident experienced 25 to 50 percent functional range of motion in the shoulders, elbows, wrist, fingers and thumbs, stated the report.
According to the report, it is part of Timbercreek’s policy to provide range of motion exercises for those who have been assessed to need it to prevent a functional decline in range of motion.
Timbercreek also failed to provide supervision to prevent a fall that resulted in the resident “being sent to the emergency department with lacerations to the forehead,” to provide transfer assistance to a resident with a non-weight bearing leg and to develop a comprehensive plan of care to assist the resident with Activities of Daily Living, and to provide supervision during toileting and to ensure a fall prevention alarm was functioning correctly for a resident, stated the report.
When contacted Friday afternoon, Jeremy Woodle, a Timbercreek administrator, had no comment about the violations.