One of the questions raised by our state legislators with respect to the continuum of care legislation was how a new state license that brings all of Misericordia’s homes...
Olmstead Attorney Sue Jamieson & Plaintiffs Lois Curtis & Elaine Wilson The continuum of care legislation has provoked our opponents, Equip...
  The past week was extremely busy, but with the help of the entire Misericordia family we were able to advance the ball on the legislation that would create a new continuum of care...
Stanley Ligas     Ligas Continues to Be Important for Misericordia and its Families   Amazingly, the Ligas case is entering its twelfth...
This past Monday, we had a status conference with the judge in the Ligas case.   We informed her that while the State has been making the required payments to ICF/DD and CILA...
Continuum of Care Legislation Sponsor Illinois Senator John G. Mulroe This past week was a busy one for our proposed legislation providing for a continuum of care license. A number of...
Sister Rosemary has for some time encouraged all of us to make sure that our state representatives and senators take a tour of Misericordia. Last Friday,  I participated in a tour...
The same advocates for individuals with disabilities who criticize “institutional” living arrangements as too segregating are now taking aim at the day programs and employment...
At the time of last week’s article, the State had not submitted its response to the Ligas Monitor’s finding that the State is failing to comply with its obligations under the...
In order to keep the Misericordia Family up to date on legal and legislative developments, I will write a short article each Sunday (or almost each Sunday) with the latest news on this...