Lutheran Home cited for violation


SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on July 26 announced the 2019 Second Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators is now posted on IDPH’s website (dph.illinois.gov). The report contains additional information about the violations. Among the nursing homes cited was the Mendota Lutheran Home.

The facilities were cited with type “AA” or “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act and processed between April-June 2019. An “AA” violation is cited when there is a condition or occurrence at the facility that proximately caused a resident’s death. An “A” violation pertains to a condition in which there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm will result, or has resulted.

The Mendota Lutheran Home received a type “AA” violation. The Mendota Lutheran Home, a 113-bed skilled and shelter care facility located at 500 Sixth St. in Mendota, was fined $50,000 for failure to follow a resident’s code status and initiate CPR.

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