Tag: Misconduct

Nursing Home Watch List

Senator Charles Grassley is proposing a new “watch list” for nursing homes that aren’t meeting federal health and safety standards. “That would include nursing homes that yo-yo in and out of compliance by using grace periods to correct deficiencies, but only then on a temporary basis,” Grassley says. The public...

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Elder Abuse

State and federal authorities have imposed “some of the most severe penalties” possible – short of shutdown – on a nursing home plagued by recent problems, including two patient deaths. The Chicago-based company that owns East Peoria Gardens Health Care Center faces a $100,000 fine and the loss of five...

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