Two Illinois nursing homes were fined by the Illinois Department of Public Health after one resident was injured and another died, according to the department’s quarterly report. Aperion Care Jacksonville, a 113-bed skilled care facility at 1021 N. Church St., was fined $25,000 for failure to provide supervision and implement intervention for a resident to prevent multiple falls, according to the state. The second, Pittsfield Manor, an 89-bed skilled care facility at 610 Lowry St. in Pittsfield, was fined $25,000 for failure to provide supervision to prevent a fall, according to department records.
According to the state’s Public Health documents, policies and requirements were not followed and that resulted in one elderly resident falling, lacerating her head and suffering a fracture that required surgery and the pinning of her hip.
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