Archive: Nursing Home Abuse Illinois

Maryhaven, Ballard nursing homes hit with suit alleging neglect

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014. According to the complaint, Borras was admitted to the Maryhaven center in Glenview on Jan. 19, 2012, suffering from many conditions, including dementia, muscle weakness, convulsions, hypertension and diabetes. She was then admitted to the Ballard center in Des Plaines on July 17, 2012. During her stay at both facilities, Borras ... [More >>]

Condom Found In Nursing Home Patient’s Stomach, Suit Claims

Friday, June 6th, 2014. A woman is suing a west suburban rehabilitation center and a hospital after doctors found a condom lodged inside a patient’s stomach.

Governor’s Budget Action Delivers Harsh News For Older Illinoisans

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008. Springfield, IL - Safety for Seniors is More Important than Free Rides on Public Transportation; AARP Urges Governor and Legislators to Work on Solutions The following is a statement by Bob Gallo, State Director, AARP Illinois: The Governor's decision to reduce the Fiscal Year 2009 budget bill eliminates or cuts increases ... [More >>]

Elderly abuse victims out of shadows

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008. Chicago, IL - They studied bruises, bedsores and bank accounts. But for years investigators struggled to distinguish signs of aging from evidence of a crime, and some wondered how many seniors took secrets of abuse and neglect to their graves. With elder abuse reports on the rise, they're teaming up to share ... [More >>]

Nursing home will fight fine over sex offender who was patient

Thursday, March 27th, 2008. Bloomington, IL - A Bloomington nursing home will appeal a $22,500 fine levied by the Illinois Department of Public Health for allegedly failing to protect residents from a sex offender who was a patient at the facility. Asta Care, 1509 N. Calhoun St., was charged with failure to screen a male ... [More >>]

Nursing home will fight fine over sex offender who was patient

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008. Bloomington, IL - A Bloomington nursing home will appeal a $22,500 fine levied by the Illinois Department of Public Health for allegedly failing to protect residents from a sex offender who was a patient at the facility. Asta Care, 1509 N. Calhoun St., was charged with failure to screen a male ... [More >>]

Public health officials fine Asta Care in Bloomington

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008. Bloomington, IL - Asta Care nursing home in Bloomington is challenging a $22,500 fine for allegedly not protecting patients from a sexual offender. The state public health department says the staff of Asta Care at 1509 north Calhoun also failed to adequately screen the man who was identified as ... [More >>]

Two charged in ‘angel of death’ case

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008. Woodstock, IL - An ex-nurse and her former supervisor were charged Friday with giving unprescribed medication and excessive levels of morphine to four patients who later died. Authorities are not accusing the women of killing the patients at the Woodstock Residence nursing home, but prosecutors said their conduct “recklessly endangered” the ... [More >>]

Helia says it is making progress

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008. Springfield, IL - Fewer than four weeks before a Springfield nursing home is scheduled to be cut off from its biggest payment source, the home’s operator said the facility will survive and is making “great progress.” The home, which is disputing more than $45,000 in state and federal fines connected with ... [More >>]

Timbercreek fined for infractions

Friday, February 29th, 2008. Pekin,IL - A Pekin nursing home has been fined for some of the most serious licensure violations imposed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The state health department on Wednesday issued a list of nursing home violations for June 2007. Timbercreek Rehab and Healthcare, 2220 State St., Pekin, was fined $20,000 ... [More >>]