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Illinois Nursing Home Quarterly Violations: Second Quarter 2011

Posted in Abuse In Chicago Nursing Homes & Other Communities Within Illinois

With more than 800 nursing homes in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Health is responsible for both the licensure of each facility and investigating claims related to complaint’s made to the state’s nursing home complaint hot-line.  As a way providing a sense of organization to the nursing homes within the state that fail to provide sufficient… Continue Reading

53 Illinois Nursing Homes Cited In 2009- 2nd Quarter Violations

Posted in Abuse In Chicago Nursing Homes & Other Communities Within Illinois

53 Illinois Nursing Homes have the dubious distinction of being named on the Illinois Department of Public Heath, 2009 Second Quarter violations list. The list represents nursing homes that have been cited by the Illinois Department of Public Health due to violation(s) of the Nursing Home Care Act, or the agency has recommended de-certification to the… Continue Reading

Blacks Receive Inferior Care At Most Nursing Homes

Posted in Alden Nursing Homes, National Nursing Home Issue & For-Profit Chains

A very informative, and frankly disheartening, investigative article on race in Chicago Nursing Homes was recently published in The Chicago Reporter.  The article’s author, Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, concluded that black nursing home residents received inferior care compared to their counterparts in predominately white facilities– even when the facilities were owned by the same person. Lowenstein… Continue Reading

First Quarter 2009 Illinois Nursing Home Violators Released

Posted in Abuse In Chicago Nursing Homes & Other Communities Within Illinois

Thirty-two Illinois nursing homes have the dubious honor of making it to the first-quarter 2009 ‘violator list’.  The list is comprised of facilities that the Illinois Department of Public Health has initiated action against. The list is a reminder to residents and families that they must be diligent in looking out for their loved ones–… Continue Reading

Man Falls From Fourth Floor Window To His Death At Alden Nursing Home

Posted in Abuse In Chicago Nursing Homes & Other Communities Within Illinois, Alden Nursing Homes

The Chicago Sun Times reported on the death of 84-year-old, Benny Saxon.  Saxon was a resident at Alden Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Chicago, Illinois when he either jumped or fell to his death from the fourth floor.  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office pronounced Saxon dead shortly after the incident. Chicago Police… Continue Reading

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