A South Side nursing home where residents spent more than a week without air-conditioning last summer has closed.
Now, two more nursing homes with troubled pasts are in the crosshairs of the federal government for a history of serious quality issues, joining three others being carefully watched.
The state revoked the license for Regency Manor Rehabilitation and Subacute Center late last year after a series of health and safety violations, officials said. The facility also lost its Medicare and Medicaid certification in November.
Regency Manor had been cited for more than a dozen recurring problems, including abuse and neglect, errors in distributing medication, failure to follow emergency protocols, poor living conditions and sanitary issues.
But it was when Regency Manor’s residents spent at least…