Nursing homes

Orange Hospice Facility Ordered To Hire Consultant, Fined

April 28, 2016
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Orange Hospice Facility Ordered To Hire Consultant, Fined

By Cara Rosner The state has fined an Orange hospice facility $2,500 and ordered it to bring in an independent nurse consultant after inspections at the facility last year uncovered nearly two dozen violations. Compassus – Greater Connecticut entered into a consent order with the state Department of Public Health (DPH) on April 8...

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Seven Ct Nursing Homes Fined For Injuries

April 13, 2016
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Seven Ct Nursing Homes Fined For Injuries

By Kate Farrish Seven nursing homes have been fined at least $1,200 in connection with residents who were verbally abused or who suffered cuts or broken bones. The state Department of Public Health (DPH) fined Madison House in Madison a total of $3,640 in separate citations on Feb. 5 and March 3. It was...

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Stamford, Shelton Nursing Homes Fined Following Deaths

April 7, 2016
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Stamford, Shelton Nursing Homes Fined Following Deaths

By Kate Farrish A Stamford nursing home has been fined $5,160 in connection with its handling of emergency procedures when a resident died in January. And a Shelton nursing home was fined $3,000 in connection with a resident who died Jan. 22 without CPR being initiated. On Feb. 22, the state Department of Public...

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Most Ct Home Health Care Agencies Providing Average Care, New Data Show

March 15, 2016
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Most Ct Home Health Care Agencies Providing Average Care, New Data Show

By Jennifer LaRue Two-thirds of Connecticut’s 99 licensed home health care agencies provide average or above-average care, while 19 were rated below average, according to new Medicare five-star rating data. Just one agency, McLean Home Care & Hospice in Simsbury, received the highest rating of five stars; three agencies, including the Lighthouse Home Health...

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