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Hazel Crest nursing home fined for vengefully neglecting its resident

A Hazel Crest nursing home was cited for type “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act and fined $20,000 for its nursing home abuse and neglect. It neglected a resident for approximately 14 hours because the resident had demonstrated animosity toward staff members. The resident was found behind a barricaded room door, dead on the floor.

For the full release of violations cited.