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Illinois Nursing Homes for Elderly

Illinois Nursing Homes for Elderly

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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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Two workers at care center accused of elderly abuse

March 14, 2014|By Clifford Ward | Special to the Tribune Two aides at a St. Charles nursing home have been charged for allegedly taking video of themselves striking one of the residents, an elderly woman with dementia, Kane County officials … 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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State revoking license of Joliet nursing home

By Janet Lundquist and Bob Okon Staff writers May 2, 2012 5:08PM State public health officials confirmed Wednesday they are in the process of revoking the license for a troubled Joliet nursing home. Hillcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 777 Draper … Continue reading

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One facility’s record of alleged violence

Chicago police responded to 34 reports alleging battery, assault or sexual violence from 2009 to 2011 at Rainbow Beach Care Center, while health inspectors cited other violence. “The facility vehemently denies any allegations of wrongdoing and is aggressively defending against” … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Nursing home failed to protect patient from resident with `violent criminal record’

By Bridget Doyle TribLocal reporter March 8 The family of an Alzheimer’s patient who died after a physical altercation with another patient at Oak Park Healthcare is suing the west suburban nursing home for wrongful death, according to a press … Continue reading

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State: Belleville nursing home negligent in 77-year-old resident’s death

BY KEVIN BERSETT – News-Democrat The 77-year-old man who walked away from a Belleville nursing home last month and later died in the cold had wandered off from the facility two times in the weeks and months before his final … Continue reading

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Nursing home sued over walk-away resident’s death

February 22, 2012 (BELLEVILLE, Ill.) — The daughters of a 77-year-old man who was found dead last month partly submerged in a creek are suing the southwestern Illinois nursing home from which the man wandered. Terri Dancy and Linda Woods … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Drugs Used for Dementia Patients in Nursing Homes Cause Undue Risk

Says Briskman Briskman & Greenberg CHICAGO, IL, Dec 30, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Families with a loved one in a nursing home that has dementia should be vigilant about their care. Government inspectors from the U.S. Department of Health … Continue reading

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