Nursing homes

Three Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined Following Falls, Medication Error

August 3, 2016
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Three Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined Following Falls, Medication Error

By Kate Farrish Three nursing homes have been fined more than $1,500 each by the state Department of Public Health in connection with residents who fell, broke bones or received the wrong medication. On June 21, Pilgrim Manor of Cromwell was fined $1,930 in connection with three residents who were hospitalized with injuries. One...

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Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Undocumented Injuries

July 25, 2016
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Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Undocumented Injuries

By Cara Rosner The state has fined an Avon nursing home where a resident died and a Bristol home where staff did not document how 10 residents suffered a total of 47 injuries.In all, four nursing homes were recently fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for various violations.Apple Rehab Avon received...

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Four Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined For Lapses In Care

June 22, 2016
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Four Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined For Lapses In Care

By Kate Farrish Four nursing homes have been fined by the state in connection with residents who broke bones, required surgery or wandered away. In two separate citations on April 8, Cassena Care at Norwalk was fined a total of $5,370 for a case in which a now former director of nursing blocked a...

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Connecticut Medical Board Disciplines Six Doctors

June 22, 2016
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Connecticut Medical Board Disciplines Six Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday disciplined six doctors, including fining a Norwalk doctor $5,000 for prescribing high doses of opioids to a prison inmate and other patients without proper safeguards. The board also suspended the license of a family medicine physician from Westport, saying his excessive drinking of alcohol...

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