Inspection report: Violation

Failed to follow hospital policy to provide a safe care setting for a patient with suicide ideation.

Norwalk Hospital • Aug. 15, 2017

Violation details

Patient was admitted for treatment of drug overdose and suicide ideation. But patient's log indicated treatment for "alcohol detox" not suicide precaution, as ordered. Prior to discharge, patient was allowed to shower and was found with shower hose around neck. Patient was revived and admitted to a psychiatric ward.

Report dateAug. 15, 2017
Violation number1 of 2
Affected patients1
Corrective action dateAug. 23, 2017
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Inspection dates08/02/16
Violations in this report2
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