The state of CT has asked a judge to close Waterbury Gardens, a nursing home that is costing the state nearly $1 million a month to operate.
Many nursing home residents used a Tuesday forum to air concerns about staffing levels, which they described as still insufficient.
Nearly half of the nursing homes in CT are overdue for a routine inspection, and the number of serious violations is up. What’s going on?
A former nurse’s aide at Western Rehabilitation Care Center has been charged with three counts of sex assault after a police investigation.
A resident of Western Rehabilitation Care Center put a camera in their room. What they discovered started a DPH inquiry and criminal probe.
The closure of Hughes Health & Rehabilitation, a 5-star facility, is partly due to a shift to home and community-based care, its owner said.
The shift away from long-term care facilities has exposed a home care industry that operates with little oversight.
As more CT residents choose elder care outside of nursing homes, advocates worry access to services for the aging will become more unequal.
Connecticut’s nursing homes, which have 20,000 residents, are facing pressure from all sides — financial, legal and internal.
Connecticut ranks 4th-highest in the nation in 85 and older population. The state’s network of support systems for seniors is struggling.
The bill is the latest in a series filed this legislative session that focuses on how nursing homes spend money from the state.
Dozens of advocates testified Thursday on a sweeping bill that would boost mandatory minimum staffing hours in CT nursing homes.
The wide-ranging bill would boost nursing homes’ mandatory minimum staffing hours and require more transparency in their annual spending.
CT inspectors found residents at the Athena-owned nursing home left in their beds for hours and in unsanitary conditions.
The nursing homes asked for $193 million more to help sustain struggling elder care facilities. But legislators want more transparency.