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Study: Some agencies' lapses allow for unfit caregivers
Patrice Kadlec needed someone to help take care of her elderly father in his Oak Park home, and she needed someone fast. Kadlec works full time, and her father, who has Parkinson'sdiseaseand related dementia, was being discharged from the hospital the next day after treatment for bladder cancer.
By Deborah L. Shelton, Chicago Tribune reporter
August 12, 2012