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Alden Wentworth Nursing Home, Chicago

A notice of a $30,000 fine and a Type A violation were issued to Alden Wentworth nursing home for the death of a resident who jumped from a third floor window and died. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health report, the nursing home failed to ensure that the Alzheimer’s/Dementia Unit was staffed with adequate numbers of trained staff and that staff understood methods to control the resident’s wandering behaviors and attempts to elope from the facility. Click on the link to access the report for this Alden Wentworth violation.