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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Getting older is a fact of life, and for many, nursing homes eventually become their new homes. And while living in a nursing home might be as inevitable as aging, you can take certain measures to ensure that all reasonable … Continue reading

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Nursing home sued after maggots found in patient’s ear

Facility denies wrongdoing, calling incident a ‘freak occurrence’ December 06, 2012, By Sally Ho, Chicago Tribune reporter The family of a 90-year-old Alzheimer’s patient claims poor care by a suburban nursing home allowed 57 maggots to grow in her ear, … Continue reading

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Governor Quinn Makes Executive Appointments

Inspectors General Denise Kane (DCFS) of Chicago has served as inspector general for the Department of Children and Family Services since 2003. She previously worked in the Public Guardian’s Office of Cook County, Juvenile Division and was a juvenile court … Continue reading

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More deaths identified at North Side nursing facility for disabled kids

More deaths identified at North Side nursing facility for disabled kids Equip for Equality investigation details pattern of neglect at Alden Village North, now slated for shutdown by state By Sam Roe, Tribune reporter A federally backed watchdog group says … Continue reading

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Families Should Be on Guard for Nursing Home Neglect

February 4, 2011. By Brenda Craig Email to a friendEmail New York, NY: Families of nursing home residents need to be on guard says personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Paul Dansker. “There are a few basic problems that occur … Continue reading

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Illinois Nursing Home Neglect

Neglect in an Illinois nursing home involves the failure to provide proper care to residents to avoid harm, anguish or illness and can take many forms. It can mean that a resident does not receive proper medical care when she … Continue reading

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