With tag: vermont_state_hospital
Lawmakers To Take Testimony On Mental Health
Two committees of the Vermont Legislature
will take testimony from the public at a hearing on the future of the state's
mental health system, now that the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury is closed.
Displaced State Hospital Workers Speak Out
Workers at the closed Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury say they've largely been ignored as the state debates
the future of its mental health system in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.
State Hospital Patients May Move To Williston
By John Dillon
health advocates are urging the Shumlin Administration not to reopen the antiquated
state hospital in Waterbury. Meanwhile,
officials say they're making progress on finding space for some of the patients at a residential facility in Williston.
Feds Deny Certification For State Hospital
By Ross Sneyd
Federal regulators have refused again to
recertify the Vermont State Hospital, after finding that it did not have an acceptable system for
reporting, documenting and addressing problems and other issues.
Vermont State Hospital at near capacity
Vermont's mental health commissioner says the state psychiatric hospital is nearly full and regional hospitals are operating at 80% capacity as officials try to come up expansion plans.