Four Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined by the Connecticut Department of Public Health
The Connecticut Department of Public Health has fined for nursing homes more than $1000 each as a result of incidents involving residents who suffered broken bones, cuts, dehydration and dramatic weight loss.
Maefair Healthcare Center of Trumbull was cited as a result of a residence who had dementia who fell to the floor from a wheelchair and received four stitches for a facial cut and was hospitalized for a possible cervical fracture.
The Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County Inc. of Fairfield was cited for an incident involving a resident with dementia who fell out of his chair. This individual was hospitalized with the facial cut and hip and back pain which were the result of a severe compression fracture of two vertebrae.
Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation of Windsor was cited for three separate incidents. In one case a resident who refused to wear an alarm was found outside of the nursing home on one of the main roads. Another resident lost 15 pounds in two months who suffered from diabetes. The third case involved a resident with congestive heart failure who was taken to the hospital with dehydration and acute renal failure.
Amber Woods of Farmington was cited for an incident in which a resident with multiple sclerosis fell from a mechanical lift to the floor which resulted in two broken ribs.
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