Illinois Nursing Home Law

September 27, 2019
Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing Homes are Helping Spread Fatal Fungus Infections

Candida auris, an extremely contagious drug-resistant fungus has now infected nearly 800 people in the United States since first discovered in this country four years ago. […]
September 17, 2019
Elderly Veteran Is Victim of Nursing Home Abuse

Preventing Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Abuse Before It’s Too Late

Stories Like These of Nursing Home Abuse Are Heartbreaking Because They’re Preventable A few days ago we read the story of a Vietnam Veteran who died […]
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 […]