Nursing homes

Six Ct Nursing Homes Fined Following Resident’s Death, Lapses In Care

May 12, 2016
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Six Ct Nursing Homes Fined Following Resident’s Death, Lapses In Care

By Kate Farrish Six nursing homes have been fined in connection with one resident who was physically abused, one who broke a leg and one who was hospitalized with severe dehydration and later died. In two state Department of Public Health citations on Dec. 7, Touchpoints at Farmington was fined a total of...

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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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