The state has fined an Avon nursing home where a resident died and a Bristol home where staff did not document how 10 residents suffered a total of 47 injuries.
In all, four nursing homes were recently fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for various violations.
Apple Rehab Avon received two fines, totally $5,625, connected to a March incident in which a resident died and a nurse misinterpreted the medical file to contain a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order, according to documents.
In the first citation, the facility was fined $3,000. According to the citation, on Feb. 24 the resident—who was bipolar and suffered from depression, atrial fibrillation...