Jo Davies County, Illinois Nursing Home Attorneys

Jo Daviess County is located in the northwest corner of Illinois, and includes the cities of Stockton, Galena, Hanover, Elizabeth, East Dubuque, Scales Mound, Apple River, Warren, Guilford, Dunleith, Derinda and Menominee.

One of the most frequently asked questions our attorneys get is where they should place their loved one who requires nursing home placement.

There are many good online resources to help individuals make informed decisions on nursing home placement. While no amount of research is a guarantee that your loved one will be cared for in an appropriate manner, it is an important step to help make sure your loved one is treated with the respect and dignity they need and deserve, while at a location that is easy to visit.

There are several nursing homes located in and around Jo Daviess County. Below is a list of many of the nursing homes in Jo Daviess County and the surrounding area, and their ratings according to US News:

Galena Stauss Nursing Home*
215 Summit Street, Galena, IL 61036
Number of beds: 57
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Health Inspections: 4 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing: 3 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures: 2 out of 5 stars

Elizabeth Nursing Home*
540 Pleasant Street, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Number of beds: 49
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Health Inspections: 4 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing: 4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures: 2 out of 5 stars

Waverly Place of Stockton*
501 East Front Street, P.O. Box #38, Stockton, IL 61085
Number of beds: 49
Overall Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Health Inspections: 1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing: 3 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures: 1 out of 5 stars

Good Samaritan Society - Mount Carroll*
1006 North, P.O. Box #38, Stockton, IL 61085
Number of beds: 49
Overall Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Health Inspections: 1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing: 3 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures: 1 out of 5 stars

Lena Living Center*
1010 South Logan Street, Lena, IL 61048
Number of beds: 92
Overall Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Health Inspections: 1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing: 3 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures: 1 out of 5 stars

Keep in mind that a high rating is no guarantee of good care, and a low rating is now a assurance of poor care. In addition to looking online, the following options may be beneficial in determining the right nursing home for you or your loved one:

  • Visit the nursing home and take a tour of the facility;
  • Speak with the department heads of the nursing home, including the director of nursing and administrator; and
  • Talk to staff about your questions and concerns.

If your loved one suffers from any of the below conditions, it may be a sign that they are being mistreated:

Our attorneys have a strong background in helping victims of nursing home abuse and neglect recover millions of dollars from negligent Illinois nursing homes. If you believe you have a claim, let our attorneys evaluate your case and help you determine your options for seeking maximum compensation.