Byron Nursing Home Fined

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

The Illinois Department of Public Health has fined the neighbors nursing home $5,000 for its lack of supervision.

A department investigation uncovered that a resident left the building unnoticed around 3 in the morning. When staff discovered the person was missing, they called police.

The resident was found about two hours later just four blocks away.

The facility will now be required to review its policies on door alarms and staff training.


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