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Columbus Manor Residential Care Home – Chicago, IL – 4/21/2006

Columbus Manor Residential Care Home was fined $20,000 for failure to track a change in behavior for a resident diagnosed with mental illness whose psychotropic medications had recently been reduced. The resident left the facility undetected and was later found by police and admitted to the hospital with hypothermia, hyponatremia, hypokalemia and depression.

The Illinois Department of Health produces quarterly reports on nursing home violators.