Reaction: "Simon Will Ask Nurse Home Probe" - Task Force - William Jones - Chicago Tribune

Reaction: "Simon Will Ask Nurse Home Probe" - Task Force - William Jones - Chicago Tribune

by: William Jones | publication date: March 1, 1971 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: 2

"Ald. Seymour Simon, who eight years ago as County Board president ordered bus-loads of patients removed from substandard nursing homes, yesterday praised Tribune disclosures of wretched nursing home conditions and said he will seek a City Council investigation. "I would hope that Board of Health and public aid officials will work together quickly to find extra space in good nursing homes for those now living under the conditions found by your reporters," said Simon, an independent Democrat. . ."

A story by Investigative-Task-Force-member William Jones about the local government's reaction to the Tribune's nursing home series.

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