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Regalcare at West Haven
Lawyers for Mistreated & Abused at Regalcare at West Haven
The mistreatment of the elderly living in nursing homes is disgraceful, unacceptable, and reprehensible. Many families entrust the care of their loved one to the nursing home staff only to be horrified when they realize that they are being mistreated, neglected, or abused by caregivers, employees, or other patients.
If your loved one was injured while living in a New Haven County nursing facility, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal assistance. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.
Regalcare at West Haven
This Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is a "for-profit" center providing services to residents of West Haven and New Haven County, Connecticut. The 98-certified bed long-term care home is located at:
310 Terrace Ave
West Haven, Connecticut 06516
Regalcare at West Haven
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Regalcare at West Haven offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.
Fined $8,582 for substandard care
Financial Penalties and Violations
Connecticut and the federal government have a legal responsibility of monitoring every nursing home in the state. These agencies have the authority to impose monetary penalties or hold payment from Medicare if the nursing facility has violated rules and regulations. Typically, the more serious the violation, the higher the monetary fines, especially if neglect or abuse caused harm or could have caused harm to a resident.
Medicare has cited this facility for abuse. Medicare says that “every nursing home resident deserves to retain their basic human dignity and be treated with respect at all times. Abuse and neglect are never acceptable.” Nursing homes “cited for abuse are required to take steps to protect their residents.”
Within the last three years, investigators imposed two monetary penalties against Regalcare at West Haven, citing substandard care. These penalties include an $8,125 fine on March 01, 2018, and a $457 fine on December 20, 2016, for a total of $8,582.
This nursing home received seven complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months 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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West Haven 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 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 Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date March 1, 2018
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date March 16, 2017
The state investigators determined the nursing home "failed to ensure that the resident was free from abuse.” This investigation involved a resident whose Care Plan involved “a communication problem related to neurological deficits, weak or absent voice. Interventions include to monitor for and record a decline in mood.”
A Reportable Event Form dated February 4, 2018, identify the resident’s roommate had reported that a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “was being rough, angry [with] [the resident] while providing care.” The report indicated that the Supervisor spoke with the resident and his/her roommate “regarding the incident and that an assessment had been completed on [the resident] that identified no signs of injury, bruising, or complaints of pain.”
The nursing home “failed to ensure that an allegation of mistreatment was investigated by the facility [according to] facility policy and within ten working business days, and reported to the State Agency.”
A resident stated that a Nurse Assistant “was in the hallway, next to his/her room, speaking badly about him/her to other residents.” The resident further “indicated that the Nurse Assistant came to his/her room and stated he/she smelled bad.”
The resident further indicated that he/she reported the Nurse Aide’s “comment about him/her to the Physical Therapy Assistant and the recreational staff.” The surveyors interviewed the Physical Therapy Assistant, who identified that he/she was stopped by the resident, who verbalized that somebody was talking badly about him/her to other residents.” The Assistant indicated that they reported the resident’s concerns immediately to a Social Worker.
Need to Hold Regalcare at West Haven Accountable for Neglect? We Can Help
Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Regalcare at West Haven? Contact the Connecticut nursing home abuse prevention 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 West Haven.
You will not be charged to discuss your case with our legal team during an initial, free case review. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means that you will owe us nothing until we have secured financial compensation on your behalf.