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Patient Who Set Greenwood Nursing Home Fire Being Transferred To RI Center

A mentally ill woman who set a fire that killed 16 fellow patients at a Connecticut nursing home in 2003 is being transferred to a Rhode Island care center to be treated for multiple sclerosis.

09/30/2013

Members of the General Assembly Public Health Committee during a meeting in Middletown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Clashing Views At Hearing On Rocky Hill Inmate/Mental Patient Facility

Rocky Hill lawmakers today asked a General Assembly committee to put new regulatory hurdles in front of plans to open a nursing home for infirm prison inmates and mental patients.

03/08/2013

Demonstrators at the state Capitol show their opposition to state plans to house elderly and ill prison inmates and mental patients at a vacant nursing home in town. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rocky Hill Residents Rally Against Inmate Nursing Facility

Rocky Hill residents gathered at the state Capitol today, to call for an end to plans to house sick and elderly inmates and mental patients in their community.
Town resident Leslie Kerz opposes the plan.

02/20/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Supreme Court Allows Reinstatement of HealthBridge Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by a nursing home company that asked for delay reinstating striking Connecticut workers.

02/06/2013

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Court Hearing On Rocky Hill Nursing Home For Inmates, Mental Patients

In a court hearing, the town of Rocky Hill asked a judge to temporarily block any inmates or mental patients from moving into a vacant privately-owned nursing home in town.

02/05/2013

Broken Sprinkler Floods Part Of Nursing Home

Fire officials in Mystic say a broken sprinkler pipe flooded part of a local nursing home and forced care workers to relocate 25 residents.

01/28/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Staff Members Walk Out At Five Nursing Homes

About 700 staff members at five nursing homes in Connecticut are planning to walk out on the job, protesting labor concessions imposed by the New Jersey-based company that owns the facilities.

07/03/2012

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State: Nursing Home Skipped Medications

State health officials have fined a Danielson nursing home for failing to provide patients with prescribed doses of medication for heart disease, dementia and other conditions.

09/13/2011

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