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Advocates for the elderly and disabled feel disappointed and betrayed after legislation resolving two years of debate on minimum staffing levels in nursing homes passed the Illinois General Assembly.
A spokeswoman for the nursing home industry said last week that the legislation — crafted without input from the advocates — won’t chip away at the state’s landmark 2010 nursing home reform law.
But others said residents of long-term care facilities could suffer as a result of the bill, which is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.