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(210 ILCS 47/3-306)
Factors to be considered in determining penalty.
In determining whether a penalty is to be imposed and in determining the amount of the penalty to be imposed, if any, for a violation, the Director shall consider the following factors:
(1) The gravity of the violation, including the
probability that death or serious physical or mental harm to a resident will result or has resulted; the severity of the actual or potential harm, and the extent to which the provisions of the applicable statutes or regulations were violated;
(2) The reasonable diligence exercised by the
licensee and efforts to correct violations;
(3) Any previous violations committed by the
(4) The financial benefit to the facility of
committing or continuing the violation.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10; 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)