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Posts tagged "Connecticut"

Connecticut Cocaine Controversy Affects Several Nursing Home Residents

The discovery of cocaine in a Connecticut nursing home has resulted in a fine for patient health from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. The Connecticut cocaine controversy centered around the RegalCare nursing home facility in New Haven where at least four residents tested positive for cocaine in their bodies according to The Epoch Times. … Continue reading Connecticut Cocaine Controversy Affects Several Nursing Home Residents

Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts Draw Concern and Criticism

The Connecticut legislature has passed a law this year that has drawn serious blowback by proposing a series of nursing home Medicaid cuts to homes that don’t have at least a minimum occupancy level of 70 percent. According to state officials, a total of about $6 million will be recovered from these facilities within a … Continue reading Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts Draw Concern and Criticism

Mansfield Morphine Overdose Draws Criticism From Health Authorities

The Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation recently found themselves at the center of controversy after overmedicating a patient with morphine. The Mansfield morphine overdose was recorded to be ten times more than recommended as safe and drew the ire of the Connecticut Public Health Department. Owned by the New Samaritan Corporation, the Mansfield Center … Continue reading Mansfield Morphine Overdose Draws Criticism From Health Authorities