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Nursing Home Contests a Fine for a Death

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by The Associated Press

FRANKLIN GROVE — An Illinois nursing home is contesting a $50,000 fine for a mechanical lift failure and other violations that state investigators say contributed to a resident’s death.

The (Dixon) Telegraph reports the Illinois Department of Public Health cited Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center for the lift problem as well as a violation of the state Nursing Home Care Act.

The center is cooperating with the state, but Administrator Jessica Rogers says the nursing home doesn’t agree with the findings.

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