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Hawthorne Inn of Clinton – Clinton, IL – 7/29/05

A resident died before emergency services could be called when the facility delayed medical services to a resident with abdominal pain. The facility was fined for failure to promptly follow a physician’s order to obtain a Computerized Tomography (CT) scan of a resident, to assess a change in a resident’s condition and to notify the oncoming nursing staff and physician of this change in condition.

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