Although nursing homes are required to report infections and deaths to the state, assisted living facilities aren’t. That’s a problem.
Nonprofit agencies say they aren’t treated as “essential healthcare workers,” provided little PPE and on brink of financial catastrophe.
More than half of all coronavirus-related deaths in Connecticut involve nursing home residents.
The pandemic has Connecticut’s nursing homes days away from catastrophe, leaders warned, and a 10% rate increase won’t prevent that.
As the death toll from COVID-19 jumped by another 69 fatalities, two mayors voiced strong bipartisan support for Gov. Lamont’s handling of the crisis.
Thousands of families with relatives in Connecticut’s 874 group homes have had to make a wrenching choice because of COVID-19.
Gov. Ned Lamont projected state finances would finish $500 million in the red by June 30.
A new report recommends Connecticut officials should use budget reserves now to expand pandemic relief efforts and hire more employees.
For years, Rachael Cohen, a 27-year-old with autism, has been obsessed with keeping her personal calendar up to date. She knows that on Wednesdays she goes to a stable to help with the horses, while on the other weekdays she goes to a day program where she learns life skills and goes out shopping or […]
The state typically receives 126 child abuse and neglect reports each day. That number fell in one week to 39.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s ban exempts areas like child and health care, food and safety, gun sales and package stores.
Gov. Ned Lamont: “It’s tough medicine. I think it’s the right medicine.”
Nonprofit social services are struggling to keep programs open. Closures would leave clients unprotected and would financially doom some agencies.
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a lean $22.3 billion budget Wednesday that would push Connecticut’s emergency reserves close to $3 billion while keeping taxes largely flat.
For the first time in nearly 30 years of federal oversight, DCF has sufficiently lowered caseloads for social workers serving vulnerable children and families.