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Resource ID: #26894
Subject: Nursing Homes
Date: Published on the web: Dec. 21, 2014 Aired on regional NPR: Dec. 22, 2014 Published on regional newspaper: Dec. 26, 2014 (The News-Gazette)



Inspections find peril in central Illinois nursing homes highlighted the continued risk of injuries, infections and medication errors residents of area-wide nursing homes face despite state reform. found dozens of problems cited in state inspection reports, compounded by steep fines and lawsuits. Further, found federal rating systems of nursing home care often misleading. In one case, a 71-year-old man died following medication errors and neglectful care.

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