• Nursing Home Abuse and Electronic Surveillance

    Is there a link between nursing home abuse cases and electronic surveillance use in Chicagoland? According to a recent report from NBC 5 Chicago, a nurse aide pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery after a surveillance camera captured images of her perpetrating acts of elder abuse upon a nursing home resident. Initially, the nurse aide argued that the surveillance camera violated a recently enacted Illinois law known as the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act (210 ILCS 32/). However,[...]

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  • Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Can Harm Chicago Seniors

    Is your elderly loved one currently living in a nursing home or assisted-living facility in the Chicago area? Or are you helping a senior in your family to find a local nursing home or assisted-living facility that will provide a high quality of care? Helping an older adult move into a nursing facility can be an emotionally exhausting experience for the senior and for his or her family members. While it can be difficult to focus on the precise legal[...]

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  • How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Illinois

    A Lakeview Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Is Here For You. As people age, they may need to be moved into a nursing home to meet their medical and health needs, as living on their own is no longer possible or safe. This is especially true for patients who suffer from certain conditions, such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, or Parkinson’s disease. While we trust nursing homes in our state to provide excellent care for our loved ones when they are no longer[...]

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