Negligence to blame in Illinois nursing home wandering incident at Cardinal Health Care

A nurse at an Energy, Illinois nursing home admitted that she turned audible door alarms off because she could not talk on the phone while they were sounding. As a result a resident with an electronic monitoring device escaped from a facility, stole a van and drove 50 miles away. A farmer discovered the resident in his barn and notified local authorities.

The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators. To access the website:

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