IIA-"Nurse Homes Defy Health, Fire Codes" - Task Force - Chicago Tribune

IIA-"Nurse Homes Defy Health, Fire Codes" - Task Force - Chicago Tribune

by: | publication date: March 1, 1971 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: 1

". . .They hire strangers off the street without bothering to find out who they are and pay them a pittance to care for thousands of helpless, elderly and mentally disturbed patients. They profess to operate according to the strict guidelines set down by public health officials, yet thumb their noses at state inspectors who seek to close them down for hundreds of health, fire and sanitary violations. . ."

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.

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