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Lawsuit Filed over Illinois Nursing Home Abuse

Lawsuit Filed over Illinois Nursing Home Abuse January 24, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Lincoln, IL A lawsuit has been filed against Maple Ridge Care Centre over alleged Illinois nursing home abuse, the Bloomingdale Press reports.
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More Allegations of Illinois Nursing Home Abuse against Nursing Home

More Allegations of Illinois Nursing Home Abuse against Nursing Home January 17, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL Although many people think of abuse in seniors' homes when they think of Illinois nursing home abuse, the truth is that nursing homes include homes for people with mental and physical disabilities. That also means that Illinois nursing home abuse can take place in homes for people with disabilities. One home in particular seems to be the focus of claims of abuse at nursing homes in Illinois.
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Reform for Illinois Nursing Homes Came Too Late for Some

Reform for Illinois Nursing Homes Came Too Late for Some January 7, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL It was back in July that Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced the implementation of what was then referred to as historic legislation to reform long-term care in the state. The goal was to improve the care available to residents of nursing homes in Illinois.
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Nursing Home Workers Sentenced in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing Home Workers Sentenced in Nursing Home Abuse Cases December 29, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL Although deaths attributed to natural causes can occur at an Illinois nursing home, the sad truth is that some deaths are attributable to Illinois nursing home abuse. Families who thought their loved ones were safe at nursing homes in Illinois are then shocked to learn that Chicago nursing home abuse has caused death or serious injury to their family members.
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Troubled Illinois Nursing Home Under New Management

Troubled Illinois Nursing Home Under New Management December 23, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL The point has been made previously that all nursing homes are not just for the elderly. There are also nursing homes serving the disabled, and children. And thus, Illinois nursing home abuse is not limited to seniors—as was witnessed back in the fall during an investigation into the Alden nursing home of Chicago known as Alden Village North.
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Seniors at Risk of Illinois Nursing Home Abuse

Seniors at Risk of Illinois Nursing Home Abuse December 14, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL When it comes to crime, allegations of Illinois nursing home abuse can be shocking. Although many people think their loved ones are safe when they move into an Illinois nursing home, even seniors who live in nursing homes in Illinois can be victims of Illinois nursing home abuse.
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Woman Charged with Illinois Nursing Home Abuse

Woman Charged with Illinois Nursing Home Abuse December 3, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Belleville, IL A woman from Belleville, Illinois, is accused of Illinois nursing home abuse after she allegedly stole the identities of three women at a home in Collinsville, KSDK.com reports.
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Nursing Homes in Illinois House the Elderly with Felons, Mentally Ill

Nursing Homes in Illinois House the Elderly with Felons, Mentally Ill November 26, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL If you have an elderly relative destined for a nursing home—and in particular, an Illinois nursing home—you stand an increasing chance of having your loved one housed in a facility, or even sharing a room with either a felon or someone who is mentally ill. Sometimes both. As the Chicago Tribune discovered during an investigation last year, it's a growing trend.
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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse: Residents Must Be Protected from Each Other

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse: Residents Must Be Protected from Each Other November 16, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Jonesboro, IL When it comes to Illinois nursing home abuse, residents of nursing homes must be protected from other residents as well as from staff and visitors to Illinois nursing homes. It is the Illinois nursing home's responsibility to ensure that residents of nursing homes in Illinois do not harm each other.
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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Isn't Sole Domain of the Elderly

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Isn't Sole Domain of the Elderly November 8, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL When debating the subject of nursing homes, the assumption is that we are talking about the elderly. But that's not always the case. There are other nursing home facilities providing care for children with developmental disabilities, for example. And akin to nursing homes serving seniors, these nursing homes in Illinois caring for children have also been accused of Illinois nursing home abuse.
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