Three Chicago nursing homes were recently cited for type “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act. The Chicago facilities have been fined a combined total of $35,000 for the nursing home abuse and neglect that occurred. Two of the facilities were cited for failing to ensure a safe environment for the residents. The third failed to monitor and provide supervision for a resident who displayed aggressive and harmful behavior toward staff and residents. The resident attacked and severely injured another resident, resulting in multiple fractures and impaired vision.
For the full release of violations cited.