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Elder Rape Reported at a Peoria Nursing Home

A Peoria nursing home, Generations at Peoria, is responding to allegations that someone raped a resident in their care. According to a police report, the incident occurred back in  August of 2019 and it was a CNA who alerted superiors to an alleged sexual assault. The CNA who reported the alleged sexual assault stated that […]

Central Illinois Nursing Homes Face Fines

Recently, three nursing homes in the central Illinois area have been fined by the State of Illinois for violating their license agreements. Among those fined include University Rehab in Urbana, Accolade Paxton Senior Living in Paxton, and Gardenview Manor, located in Danville. The violations were noted during the three-month span between July and September, with […]

Regulations Used To Hide Nursing Home Abuse

A recent article from the Los Angeles Times sheds light on recent news regarding nursing home abuse and why people should be alarmed if their loved one is in one of these care facilities. According to the article, there have been hundreds of nursing homes with a continuing record of poor care. Due to the […]

Four Local Nursing Homes Fined for Violations

Four local nursing homes in Champaign and Piatt County were fined from violations that took place from July through September. The nursing homes that received charges include; Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Nursing and Rehab in Savoy, Illini Heritage Rehab and Health in Champaign, and Bement Health Care Center, according to the Illinois […]

Spiros Law, P.C. files lawsuit against Champaign nursing home after death of resident

Kington v. Champaign County Nursing Home Spiros Law, P.C. is representing the family of Sonya Kington, an Alzheimer’s patient at Champaign County Nursing Home, who was left unsupervised and subsequently died of hyperthermia after being left outside. Spiros Law, P.C. has filed suit against the Champaign County Nursing Home after their negligent conduct resulted in […]

Urbana nursing home fairs poorly on report

Although a nursing home in Urbana clearly failed an inspection report, resulting in the loss of two stars on the five-star federal rating system, it is unclear whether any correctional action has taken place, according to The News-Gazette on November 30. The Champaign County Nursing Home was found by the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare […]

Lisa Madigan proposes nursing home security camera law

Lisa Madigan, Attorney General for the state of Illinois, has proposed a new law that would allow families to install video cameras and audio recording devices in the rooms of relatives who live in nursing homes and similar assisted living facilities. Madigan stated that she felt compelled to take action after hearing  complaints of abuse in […]

Family Files Lawsuit against Illinois Nursing Home

Late last year, 92-year-old Catherine McCann, a two-year resident of the Lutheran Home for the Aged in Arlington Heights, was discovered to have maggot infestation in her ear. McCann was, unfortunately, unable to alert nursing home caregivers to her discomfort, as she is unable to speak and has alzheimer’s. Fortunately, nursing home staff members were […]