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Madison House Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
If your loved one was victimized through neglect, mistreatment, or abuse while living in a New Haven County nursing facility, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal help. Let our legal team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages. We will use the law to hold those responsible for your harm rightfully accountable.
Madison House Nursing Home
This long-term care facility is a 90-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Madison and New Haven County, Connecticut. The "for-profit" home is located at:
34 Wildwood Avenue
Madison, Connecticut 06443
Madison House Nursing Home
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Madison House Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-stay care, IV (intravenous) therapy, respite care, hospice, wound care, dementia and memory care, colostomy care, and restorative services involving physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Fined $19,383 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Both the federal government and the state of Connecticut can impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare of any nursing facility that has been found to have violated the established nursing home rules and regulations.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Madison House Nursing Home for $19,383 on March 10, 2017, citing substandard care. This nursing facility received seven complaints and self-reported four serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations.
Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the State of Connecticut Official Website Social Work Services Page.
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Madison Connecticut Nursing Home Safety Concerns
The state of Connecticut and federal government nursing home regulatory agencies routinely update their care home database system. This list contains historical information of all citations and violations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others – citation #F223 date November 30, 2016
The state investigators determined that “the facility failed to ensure the resident was free from verbal abuse.” A Nursing Note dated June 18, 2016, indicates that “there was an alleged verbal dispute between the resident and a staff member.”
The surveyors reviewed the Reportable Event Form that identified that “the Nursing Supervisor was informed by the Nurse Aide that the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM [shift] Charge Nurse, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and the resident had a verbal dispute. The facility investigation identified [the LPN] spoke to the resident using vulgar comments, and she stated she was not going to care for a resident.”
The investigation concluded that the “allegation was substantiated and [the LPN] was terminated.” The resident’s five-day MDS (Minimum Data Set) Assessment identified the resident “had no memory or cognitive defects” and “was upset about an earlier incident and became even more upset due to the medication not being available.”
The terminated LPN had identified that she had informed the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Nurse Aide that “she recalled she was in the hallway and she heard yelling coming from the resident’s room.” At that time, she identified the verbally abusive LPN’s voice involving a conversation related to the resident requesting their medication.
The LPN “came out of the resident’s room yelling and cursing.” The Nurse Aide stated that “she reported this to the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM [shift] Nursing Supervisor.” A Registered Nurse (RN) identified that the verbally abusive LPN “was off the unit when she was informed of the incident, so she instructed her to remain in the office until further notice and notify the Director of Nursing.” The RN stated that the resident “told her he/she was defending himself and the nurse was defending herself.”
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