Fined for failure to prevent a resident from leaving the facility unnoticed. A resident, who had a history of attempting to leave the facility, was seen walking down the middle of the street by a motorist. The resident fell and sustained a bloody nose. The door alarms in the facility’s new addition were not working at the time.
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