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Saline Care Center – Harrisburg, IL – 6/14/2006

Saline Care Center was fined $5,000 for failure to provide adequate supervision of a resident who is cognitively impaired and wears an alarming device to prevent leaving the facility without staff knowledge. The resident left the facility and was later found by police. The resident was looking for a ride to his hometown, which is approximately 67 miles from the facility.

The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators.