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Chrissie Cole

Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home for Neglect

A nursing home operator that has facilities in Illinois and Indiana is once again facing neglect charges. The suit involves a case of an 83-year-old patient whose leg was amputated, allegedly because the nursing home staff continually didn’t feed her. A lawsuit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a woman on behalf of her mother, accusing the South Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation…

Chrissie Cole

Nursing Home Receives Maximum Fine

The maximum fine allowed by law, $100,000, has been fined to a Sacramento nursing home in the death of 84-year-old resident, said state officials on Friday.An investigation by the Department of Health Services has concluded that poor care of the man by the Arden Rehabilitation and Health center lead to his death on July 13, 2005, said Dr. Mark Horton. The coroner’s report said the causes of…

Chrissie Cole

Woman Accuses Nursing Home of Neglect

An 81-year-old woman says she was the victim of neglect and abuse during her two month stay at Chicago Heights nursing home.In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Rose Capriotti alleges she fell on her head and suffered from numerous bedsores while recovering from a stroke at the Prairie Manor Nursing home and Rehabilitation Center. Prairie Manor is operated by Care Centers Inc and operates 26 centers…

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Nursing Home Facing Several Violations

A federal agency is fining a northern New York nursing home for a number of violations.Officials at the Lewis County General Hospital’s nursing home say they are now working to fix the deficiencies that were cited in an inspection report last month. In a report from November, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services came to the conclusion that officials at the county-owned facility…