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Middlesex Health Care Center
Lawyers for Neglected & Mistreated at Middlesex Health Care Center
Do you suspect that your loved one has been victimized by nursing home neglect at the hands of caregivers in charge of providing the best care? Are you concerned that their facility-acquired bedsore or an injury from the fall could have been prevented had the staff followed the established standards of protocol? If so, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention.
Our team of abuse prevention lawyers has worked on cases exactly like yours and can help your family, too. Call us now so we can begin working on your Middlesex County nursing home neglect case today. Time is of the essence; all necessary paperwork must be filed in the proper Connecticut county courthouse before the statute of limitations expires.
Middlesex Health Care Center
This long-term care facility is a 150-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating center providing services to residents of Middletown and Middlesex County, Connecticut. The "for-profit" home is located at:
100 Randolph Rd
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Middlesex Health Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Middlesex Health Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-hospital care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
Federal government nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home with a denied payment for Medicare services or monetary fine when the facility has been cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
This nursing facility received seven complaints and self-reported five 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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Middletown 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, two out of five stars for staffing issues, and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date February 25, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure the resident’s smoking evaluation accurately reflected the resident’s smoking status and failed to ensure that the resident was identified as a smoker on the facility smoking roster.”
A review of the resident’s Care Plan dated January 23, 2019, “did not reflect any information regarding smoking.” However, a review of the facility smoking roster contains a list of residents who had smoked [on that day] at 9:00 AM. The roster identified the resident “was not on the facility smoking list.”
The facility Director of Nursing indicated that the list did not include the resident and further identified “that resident should not participate in facility smoking if not identified as a smoker on the smoking list.”
In a separate summary statement of deficiencies dated September 20, 2018, the facility “failed to ensure that wander guard function checks were conducted every night for a resident who was assessed to be at risk for elopement [wandering away, per] Physician’s orders.” This investigation involved a resident who “ambulated independently.”
The investigation identified that at approximately 10:50 PM “two nurses had arrived at work and the employee entrance alarm was sounding. Once inside, the nurses were approached by a Nurse Aide who had responded to the alarm, and the Charge Nurse was looking for [the resident].”
Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date February 8, 2019
The nursing home “failed to provide adequate supervision to prevent one resident from assaulting another resident.” One resident’s Care Plan identified the resident “had maladaptive behaviors and hit other residents, with interventions to redirect the resident, remove the resident from the environment and approach calmly.”
A Nurse’s Note dated July 28, 2018, documented that the aggressive resident “attempted to punch two different residents on two different occasions on July 28, 2018. The Nursing Notes indicated that no injuries were identified with the two incidents.” However, the aggressive resident “was sent out to an acute care facility for evaluation.”
Abused at Middlesex Health Care Center? Our Attorneys Can Help
Has your loved one been being mistreated or neglected while living at Middlesex 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 Middlesex County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Middletown.
Discuss your case with us now through an initial case consultation at no charge to you. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we postpone payment for our services until after we have secured a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.