Fined for failure to provide adequate supervision to prevent a resident from leaving the facility unnoticed. The resident, who had a history of wandering, was found walking down the road about three and a half blocks from the facility. The resident was wearing an electronic monitoring device, but staff did not hear an alarm sound. The resident’s device did not sound an alarm at the exit door staff believes he left through.
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