2 more deaths at county nursing home under investigation
On Saturday, The News-Gazette reported that state public health officials had investigated a Feb. 16 suicide at the facility, while the coroner and Illinois State Police are looking into the June 10 death of a memory care patient at the nursing home.
Those other nursing home issues include financial problems, a plunging average daily census and poor quality scores, particularly regarding food service.
The Champaign County Board is to consider Thursday night hiring a new management company for the home to begin July 1, plus securing another company to market the facility for its possible sale.
The Champaign County Board declined to release any other details about the death investigations.
Read more at (http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-06-20/2-more-deaths-county-nursing-home-under-investigation.html)