Illinois Nursing Homes

June 10, 2019
Worst Nursing Homes in America

The Worst of the Worst Nursing Homes in America

Recently The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which oversees a Special Focus Facility (SSF) program, released a list of almost 400 nursing homes in […]
May 1, 2017
Medication Error

25% of nursing home residents are colonized with drug-resistant bacteria

In a recent article appearing in the May issue of the “American Journal of Infection Control,” the study’s author, Sainfer Aliyu of the Columbia University School […]
April 3, 2017
nursing home understaffing

New Proposed Legislation to address Illinois nursing home understaffing and improper discharges of nursing home residents

Recently, Illinois State Senator Daniel Bliss and Representative Chris Welch introduced new legislation to address inadequate nursing home staffing that often leads to improper discharges of […]
June 2, 2016
Alton Attorney

The (already) high cost of skilled nursing care continues to rise and nursing home owners keep buying more facilities

According to a recent report, the average cost for skilled nursing care for the calendar year of 2015 was nearly $90,000 per nursing home resident, 12% […]
November 20, 2015

Illinois Nursing Homes Get Failing Grade

According to a CBS News Report, a recent survey by Families for Better Care gives Illinois and ten other states a failing grade for the quality […]