nursing homes

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The head of a group representing non-profit nursing homes in Connecticut says it welcomes state inspections. 

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Deaths at nursing homes now account for nearly half of all COVID-19-related fatalities in Connecticut.

Newly released statewide numbers show a dire increase in cases and deaths. 

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is boosting Medicaid for the state’s nursing homes after reports that show high rates of Covid-19 in the facilities.

Robert Mislow

Smith House in Stamford, Connecticut is one of only two nursing homes operated by a city or town in the state. But city leaders are struggling to keep up with its rising costs. WSHU's Kaomi Goetz reports that changes in how Connecticut approaches long-term care is testing the viability of Smith House and other nursing homes across the state.