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For employees – 3-610 Duty to Report Violations

Sec. 3-610 – Duty to report violations
(a) As a nursing home employee, once you become aware of abuse or neglect of a resident, you must immediately report the abuse to the Department and to the facility administrator.

Once you tell a facility administrator about this abuse or neglect of a resident, the administrator must immediately report the abuse by telephone and in writing to the resident’s representative, and to the Department.

(b) As a nursing home employee, if you know that another employee is stealing a resident’s property, you must immediately report the theft to the facility administrator.

Once you tell a facility administrator about this theft the facility administrator must immediately report the theft by telephone and in writing to the resident’s representative, to the Department, and to the local law enforcement agency.