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A Simple Shave Becomes Torture
Part of the Tribune Investigative Task Force's series about Chicago-area nursing homes, this article recounts the anecdote of a nurse's aide at Monterey-Drexel Home carelessly shaving a patients face with dull razors and other unsanitary practices.
State Welfare is Withheld; Probe Begins
Philip Caputo
William Currie
This article states that local government is withholding aid from substandard nursing homes and launching an independent investigation on account of the Tribune's investigate series about the terrible conditions in some Chicago-area nursing homes.
William Jones
A story by Investigative-Task-Force-member William Jones about the local government's reaction to the Tribune's nursing home series.
An article detailing the neglect and health department violations of a North Side nursing home where a member of the Tribune's Task Force worked as a nurses' aide.
Pamela Zekman
Part of the Tribune's investigation into local nursing homes, this article reveals the verbal and emotional abuse endured by the elderly at the hands of nurses, nurses' aides and other home staffers.
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