Nursing homes

Reopen CT Advisory Group graphic on progress towards reopening criteria, 5/7/20
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Dave Mager
May 07, 2020 - 10:53 pm
The co-chairs of the governor's Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group say they're taking "baby steps" to build public confidence in the safety of patronizing businesses after two months of coronavirus-related closures. They're confident that some criteria for "reopening" are in place, but they say...
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April 09, 2020 - 11:24 am
Gov. Ned Lamont's administration laid out plans Wednesday for segregating nursing home residents who've tested positive for COVID-19 to help prevent further spread of the disease, while nursing home workers continued to express concerns about not having the equipment and staffing they need to stay...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Sen.Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks to reporters in the studio of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh. For years the federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found to have serious health, safety or sanitary problems. Lawmakers say the silence calls into question the government’s commitment to families going through the difficult process of finding a nursing home for a loved one. The secrecy began to crack Monday when two U.S. senators from Pennsylvania released the government’s list. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
June 03, 2019 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. Nearly 400 facilities nationwide had a "persistent record of poor care" as of April, but...
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Sarah DiMeo
November 25, 2018 - 12:24 pm
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged an 81-year-old man with attempted murder for allegedly trying to strangle a 76-year-old woman in a nursing home. Waterbury police say they responded to Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hill at about 6 p.m. Saturday where they arrested John Jensen. Police...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Nov. 22, 2014, Blue Bridge Benefits LLC agent Patricia Sarabia, right, and Adolfo Briceno, left, with Spanish Speaking LLC, help a potential customer with Blue Cross Blue Shield at a kiosk promoting Obama Care at Compare Foods in Winston-Salem, N.C. A new poll finds that more than half of Hispanic adults have encountered a communication barrier in the health care system. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file)
July 27, 2018 - 2:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 6 in 10 Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or cultural barrier, and when they do they often turn to outside sources for help, according to a new study conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for...
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