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The latest quarterly report on Illinois nursing home violations is in and the number of Type AA and Type A violations has increased since the first quarter of 2018.

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Second Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators includes some repeat offenders from quarter 1, as well as one facility that received a $50,000 fine for a Type AA violation for the second time this year.

According to IDPH, Type AA violations are given when a nursing home has a “condition or occurrence at the facility that proximately caused a resident’s death.” Type A violations are situations “in which there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm will result, or has resulted.” IDPH defines Type B Violations as those that would likely cause mental or physical harm to a resident.

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Aurora police ordered toxicology tests this weekend to investigate the suspicious death of a 57-year-old nursing home resident who died last week at Fox River Pavilion. According to the Chicago Tribune, authorities performed an autopsy on Saturday, but the results did not show any “signs or injuries that would explain his death.” The nursing home resident died shortly after getting into a fight with his roommate at the home. To read the full story of this Fox River Pavilion death, click the link.