Suit accuses nursing home operator of intentional understaffing

  • Alden Town Manor, 6120 W. Ogden Ave. in Cicero, is one of the six facilities named in a lawsuit alleging the nursing home operator endangered residents by intentional understaffing.

    Alden Town Manor, 6120 W. Ogden Ave. in Cicero, is one of the six facilities named in a lawsuit alleging the nursing home operator endangered residents by intentional understaffing. Chicago Sun-Times file photo

 
 
Updated 9/28/2022 5:23 PM

Residents of several Alden nursing homes in the city and suburbs filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing the company of endangering residents by understaffing facilities, leading to illness and injury.

The suit, which seeks class-action status, names six Alden facilities -- three in Chicago and one each in Cicero, Harvey and McHenry -- that house about 1,400 people combined.

 

Representatives of Alden didn't return a message seeking comment.

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