Five Nursing Homes Fined

Five Connecticut nursing homes received fines of more $1,000 each from the state Department of Public Health in connection with lapses of residents’ care, including cases that led to broken bones. Details of the cases were outlined in citations released Friday by DPH. On Jan. 27, Woodlake at Tolland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was fined $1,580 in connection with lapses in the care of three residents, DPH records show. In October, the nursing staff failed to give a resident with congestive heart failure a diuretic for 14 days, records show.

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