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Trinity Hill Care Center
Lawyers for Neglected & Abused at Trinity Hill Care Center
Many families have limited options on how to handle the care of a loved one who requires medical professionals in a skilled nursing environment. Typically, reputable nursing homes follow established procedures and protocols to ensure that every resident’s needs are met. Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs in some facilities in Connecticut.
If your loved one was victimized while living in a Hartford County nursing facility, contact the Connecticut Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers represent your family to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages. Call us now so we can begin working on your case today.
Trinity Hill Care Center
This center is a 144-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Hartford and Hartford County, Connecticut. The "for-profit" long-term care home is located at:
151 Hillside Ave
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
Trinity Hill Care Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Trinity Hill Care Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators and surveyors for Medicare and the state of Connecticut have the legal authority to impose monetary fines are denied payment for Medicare services any time a nursing home is cited for serious violations of regulations and rules.
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 Trinity Hill Care Center, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $7,296 fine on December 10, 2018, and a $7,150 fine on July 18, 2018, for a total of $14,446.
This nursing facility received six complaints and self-reported three 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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Hartford Connecticut Nursing Home Safety Concerns
Fined $14,446 for substandard care
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 two out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues, and one 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 December 10, 2018
- Failure to Provide Every Resident an Environment Free of Accident Hazards and Provide Adequate Supervision to Prevent Avoidable Accidents – citation #F689 date July 18, 2018
The state investigators determined the nursing home “failed to ensure the resident was free from mistreatment.” This investigation involved a resident who smoked, with interventions directed to “supervise smoking and observe for signs of unsafe smoking.”
A Nurse’s Note dated November 15, 2018, identified that at 2:45 PM that day a staff member “was called to the nurse’s station by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and observed [the resident] with blood running down the left side of his/her face and an abrasion over the left eye. The resident reported that he/she was hit in the face by staff. The supervisor was notified and performed an assessment.”
The facility Incident Report and Investigation from the same date identified a housekeeper “had notified the Nurse Supervisor that [the resident] had a cigarette on his/her person. After [the housekeeper reported the resident] had a cigarette, [the resident] sought out the housekeeper and found him washing floors in the dining room.”
The surveyors reviewed the surveillance video of the resident confronting the housekeeper. The resident made “an attempt to hit him. It was unclear if contact was made. However, the housekeeper stated he was hit first and reacted to the situation.” The housekeeper was terminated.
The nursing home facility “failed to ensure the resident did not have an unauthorized leave, or elope from the facility.” This investigation involved a resident with a “court-appointed conservator.”
A Nurse’s Note identified that “a local police department had called the facility to inform the facility that the resident was with his/her family member and the family member would be driving the resident back to the facility.” Upon return to the facility, the resident “was sent to the emergency department for evaluation, [according to] facility policy.”
Need to Hold Trinity Hill Care Center Accountable for Neglect? We Can Help
Were you the victim of mistreatment, neglect, or abuse while living at Trinity Hill 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 Hartford.
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.