Three Rockford nursing homes are fined for a variety care violations. The Illinois Health Department announced the sanctions Friday.
Alden Park Strathmoor was fined $5,000 for failure to assure the safety of a resident who was able to leave the facility through a window.
Bethany Health Care and Rehab Center was also fined $5,000 for a resident leaving without staff knowledge.
Spring Nursing and Rehab was hit with a $15,000 for not helping a patient keep a doctor’s appointment to refill pain medication.
All three are fighting the fines and have asked for a hearing.
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