• Lawmakers aren’t happy with Retreat
    The Associated Press | March 27,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    BRATTLEBORO — Members of a Vermont House committee say they’re not pleased with the information they’re getting from the Brattleboro Retreat about the care of state patients there.

    Committee members Tuesday criticized the Retreat for slowness to keep the state informed about recent incidents at the facility, including one in which a patient reported improper sexual contact to a staff member, and the staff member failed to report the issue.

    Hospital vice president Peter Albert agreed that the report should have gone immediately to the state’s adult protective division.

    In another case, an adolescent patient was improperly placed in seclusion.

    And in another, a patient with both medical and mental health issues was reported to have been subjected to an emergency medical intervention too soon.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    BENNINGTON — For the first time, all the choral students of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory... Full Story
    KILLINGTON — A Rutland woman was injured Sunday after she crashed her car while trying to avoid... Full Story
    POULTNEY — Six times a member from the American Legion Auxiliary laid a wreath. Full Story
    More Articles