Fines & Sanctions

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Wallingford Nursing Home Fined $7,500, Must Hire Monitor

A Wallingford nursing home has been fined $7,500 by the state Department of Public Health for numerous violations and has been ordered to hire a nurse consultant to monitor its care of residents. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Drug Treatment Centers Cited For Unsanitary Conditions, Fined

A Bridgeport company has been fined $3,000 by the state Department of Public Health for multiple violations, including poor supervision of medication and unsanitary conditions, at two substance abuse treatment centers it operates in Waterbury. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Remains High Among Kids, Adults Living In Poverty

Despite laws in many states that protect non-smokers from secondhand smoke, exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans, and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plastic Surgeon Fined $10,000, Placed On Probation

A plastic surgeon who had previously been fined $29,000 for sloppy record-keeping and rusty and dirty equipment at his Westport clinic was fined $10,000 on Tuesday by the state Medical Examining Board in connection with a 2009 rhinoplasty procedure. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shelton Nursing Home Fined, Ordered To Hire Monitor

A Shelton nursing home owned by Brian Foley – who was sentenced to three months in a halfway house in January in a campaign corruption scandal – has been fined $5,000 for lapses in care and ordered to hire a nursing consultant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Medication Errors, Falls Result In Nursing Home Fines

Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors or residents who fell or sustained broken bones. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care

Three Connecticut nursing homes have been cited and fined by the state Department of Public Health for violations, including two instances in which residents were physically injured. (more…) Continue Reading →

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