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Regalcare at New Haven
Lawyers for Injured & Mistreated at Regalcare at New Haven
Mistreatment, abuse, and neglect in nursing facilities are often the result of the nursing staff or other caregivers not providing the resident care according to established standards of quality. Their inappropriate behavior often leads to harm, injury, or wrongful death. In other incidents, the victim is assaulted by other residents.
If your loved one was harmed while living in a New Haven County nursing facility, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers handle your case to ensure you receive monetary compensation. We will use the law to hold those responsible for causing the harm legally accountable.
Regalcare at New Haven
This center is a 150-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of New Haven and New Haven County, Connecticut. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
181 Clifton Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06513
Regalcare at New Haven
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Regalcare at New Haven offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $13,748 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Connecticut and federal investigators have the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has been cited for a serious violation that harmed or could have harmed a nursing home resident. Typically, these penalties include imposed monetary fines and denial of payment for Medicare services.
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Regalcare at New Haven, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $12,938 fine on March 27, 2019, and an $810 fine on August 03, 2018, for a total of $13,748.
This nursing facility received thirteen complaints and self-reported seven 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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New Haven Connecticut Nursing Home Safety Concerns
To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of Connecticut and Medicare.com routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.
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 two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date June 27, 2019
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date March 27, 2019
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure the allegation was reported immediately to the Administrator or designee.” A Nurse’s Note dated May 18, 2019, indicated that the resident “was lethargic in the morning but able to eat a honey bun and two cups of apple juice.”
The note identified the resident “was awakened by staff at lunchtime, however, refused to have lunch.” The note indicated that the “Charge Nurse attempted to feed [the resident] during lunch. However, the resident refused and punched the Nurse in the abdomen while swearing at the Charge Nurse.” The nursing staff transferred the resident to the hospital “for a change in condition.”
The Reportable Event Form of the next day indicated the resident had “called from the hospital and reported to the Administrator that a staff member hit him/her at the time, when the resident was unable to defend him/herself. The investigation identified the incident had occurred on May 18, 2019, during the 7:00 AM through 3:00 PM shift.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure the resident was free from verbal or mental abuse.” The resident’s Care Plan identified the resident as having “depression related to dementia.”
The Reportable Event Form dated January 27, 2019, indicated that the resident “had approached a Nurse Aide who was sitting behind the nursing station desk. The resident said something to the Nurse Aide, and at the time the Aide stood up, told the resident ‘I am going to f--- you up’ and the Nurse Aide then left the building.”
The Charge Nurse, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) working the 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM shift indicated that the resident “was looking through the trash can for an envelope with three dollars.” The resident went behind the nursing station, and the Nurse Aide stood up, “pointed a water bottle at the resident and told the resident, ‘I am going to f--- you up.’”
Need to Hold Regalcare at New Haven Accountable for Neglect? We Can Help
Was your loved one mistreated while residing at Regalcare at New Haven? Contact the Connecticut nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent New Haven County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including New Haven.
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