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Bloomfield Health Care Center
Lawyers for Mistreated & Neglected at Bloomfield Health Care Center
Many families have limited options when providing care to a loved one who requires outside nursing assistance. Typically, the family will choose to place a loved one in a nursing home to ensure they receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect are serious problems in nursing homes across the United States.
If your loved one was victimized through neglect, mistreatment, or abuse while living in a Hartford County nursing facility, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for your harm rightfully accountable.
Bloomfield Health Care Center
This long-term care home is a "for-profit" 120-certified bed center providing care and services to residents of Bloomfield and Hartford County, Connecticut. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
355 Park Avenue
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
Bloomfield Health Care Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Bloomfield Health Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Fined $44,848 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
It is the responsibility of federal and state investigators to penalize any nursing home that has violated a rule or regulation that caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident. Many of these penalties involve monetary fines or denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Bloomfield Health Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $8,125 fine on October 05, 2017, a $6,014 fine on April 27, 2017, and a $30,709 fine on April 27, 2017, for a total of $44,848.
This nursing facility received eleven complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the comprehensive Connecticut Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services Website.
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Bloomfield Connecticut Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Connecticut and the federal government regularly updates its long-term care home database system with complete details of all deficiencies, citations, and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues, and three out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Develop, Write and Use Policies and Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect or Abuse of Residents – citation #F224 date November 22, 2016
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date November 4, 2016
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date April 27, 2017
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to protect the resident’s right to be free from misappropriation of property.” A review of the facility documentation identified that the facility had ordered a 32-inch television set [that the resident] wanted on April 3, 2016, using the resident’s credit card” at the cost of $214.69.
The Reportable Event identified that the resident’s TV was missing when the resident had been transferred to the emergency room for an evaluation. The investigative documentation shows that a resident’s visitor had come to the facility to pick up the resident’s “belongings and asked where the TV was.” The documentation shows that the resident was currently hospitalized, “an investigation was initiated, and the Physician, family, conservatory, and police were notified.”
The “facility failed to comprehensively assess a pressure ulcer.” The survey team reviewed the Weekly Pressure Ulcers Flow Sheet, indicating that the resident had “a right heel pressure area initially identified on October 9, 2016. Although the pressure area was identified as a Stage II, the flowsheet failed to include any measurements [involving the size, length, and width].”
The nursing home “failed to notify the Charge Nurse or a Rehabilitation Therapist that the device was not available to apply or the resident’s refusal to wear the splint.” The state investigators observed the resident “out of bed, seated in her wheelchair with a carrot [device] in the palm of the right hand, and the left-hand was without a carrot and contracted.”
The Nurse Aide providing the resident care identified that “the hand carrot was dirty, and she forgot to get another one.”
Abused at Bloomfield Health Care Center? Let Us Help
Do you believe that your loved one was the victim of abuse or neglect while living at Bloomfield Health Care Center? Contact the Connecticut nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Hartford County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Bloomfield.
Our legal team invites you to discuss your case with us today through an initial, free claim consultation. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will not owe us anything until after we have secured a monetary recovery for your family. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.