CHICAGO, IL – If you suspect someone you love may be suffering from elder abuse in their nursing home facility, it’s important to ask questions. The following questions were adapted from the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI). EASI is a set of questions that doctors may ask if they think an elderly ... [Continue Reading]
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What Protections does the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act cover?
Nursing home abuse and neglect often goes unaddressed because residents and their families don’t necessarily know the rights a resident has. The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (210 ILCS 45) specifically protects nursing home residents who may be more vulnerable to exploitation, neglect or abuse. ... [Continue Reading]