Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Alden Morrow Rehab Fined for Nursing Home Violation

ALDEN MORROW REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER
5001 S. Michigan Ave.
FINED- 2003
Alden Morrow was fined $5,000 for an incident in
which a resident disappeared from her unit and was
found unharmed six hours later in a locked
mechanical/boiler room. The room was filled with
equipment and supplies, including a corrosive
chemical. Staff determined the resident left the unit
by riding an elevator, which did not have an audible
alarm to alert staff. Prior to the incident, the
resident had made several attempts to get on the
elevator and leave the unit.

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