NBC Chicago 5 News
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Accord guard, Houston, accompanies Forney to neighborhoods where gangs and street violence are common, like Aburn Gresham on Chicago's South Side.
Home health care nurse delivers care and compassion
WGN Channel 9 News
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Tom Flanagan: " These clinicians, they go into these areas to help the people, and it’s a privilege to work with people that do this, that have the courage to do this, every day, day in and day out. "
Ollie Gavin, retired CPD officer, Accord Detective Agency: " We are the nurses’ eyes and ears, sometimes inside of a patient’s residence and sometimes outside. "
Tom Flanagan: " On any given day we could have eight to 14 guys out. South side, west side, suburbs, any place the clinician feels they would need some security. "
In tough parts of Chicago, nurses bring protection
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Requests for security during home health visits by nurses in Chicago have grown in the last year.
" Liva checks in with officials from Accord Detective Agency where he works to learn what crimes have occurred overnight. He maps out a route and drives his nurses directly to where they need to work."
Nurses dodge bullets to provide care
(CNN) Sat. March 2, 2013
"Accord Detective Agency provides health care workers with armed guards for protection."
Nurses encounter drugs, prostitution and gunfire while treating patients in some of the roughest areas in Chicago.
In Chicago nurses dodge bullets
Health College March 4, 2013 Nurses dodge bullets to provide care