Archive: Illinois

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Illinois nursing home abuse news archives.

September 2017

July 2017

Illinois Department of Public Health releases list of nursing home violations for second quarter of 2017

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the following type “AA” and “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act processed during the first quarter of 2017. An “AA” violation is cited when there is a condition or occurrence at the facility that proximately caused a resident’s death. An “A” violation pertains to […]

Wednesday the 26th

February 2017

December 2016

Nursing home cameras protect all

At the beginning of 2016, the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act became law in Illinois. This act affects more than 100,000 residents living in nursing homes by providing video monitoring in patients’ rooms. Read more at

Wednesday the 28th

November 2016

October 2016

Springfield nursing home sued

A Springfield nursing home with a history of problems is facing a six-figure fine from the government and a lawsuit from the widow of a man who died after being thrown from a van’s faulty wheelchair lift. Read more at

Wednesday the 19th

July 2016