Nursing homes

Two Nursing Homes Fined Following Resident’s Injury, Medication Error

August 18, 2016
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Two Nursing Homes Fined Following Resident’s Injury, Medication Error

By Cara Rosner State health officials fined two nursing homes following incidents in which residents were injured and suffered complications after doctors’ orders were not followed. Apple Rehabilitation of Middletown was fined $1,635 by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) following an incident December in which a resident chewed an index finger until...

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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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