The Illinois Department of Health recently released information about an Energy nursing home that was cited for a type “A” violation of the Nursing Home Care Act. An “A” violation is the most serious licensure violation imposed by the state and pertains to a condition in which there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm will result. The Energy facility has been fined $5,000 for its nursing home abuse and neglect. The nursing home failed to supervise a resident who left the facility without the staff knowing. The resident was later found by police asleep, lying face down in the grass outside a house nearby the facility in 55-degree weather.
For the full release of violations cited.