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Staff negligence at Illinois nursing home Heritage Manor leads to death

The staff at the Heritage Manor nursing home in Chillicothe, Illinois failed to implement procedure to prevent a resident from falling. The resident fell five times from his bed in four months. As a result of the last fall the resident broke his neck and died.

The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators. To access the website: http://www.idph.state.il.us/about/nursing_home_violations/quarterlyreports.htm