Delay in Answering Call Lights and Patient Wandering Lead Resulting in Substantiated Complaints by the Minnesota Department of Health

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th September 2012
Failure to Answer Call Light - Failure to Respond to Call for Assistance

Failure Answering Call Lights – Failure to Respond to Call for Assistance

Answering Call Lights and Patient Wandering Places Facility in Spot Light

A Richfield nursing home was cited by the Minnesota Department of Health for a delay in answering call lights and issues with patient wandering.

Allegation of Delay in Answering Call Lights – More Information

Provider: Richfield Health Center
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Provider Type: Nursing Home
Number of Substantiated Complaints listed by MDH 2
Complaint 1:
Date Investigation Concluded: April 20, 2012
Basis of Complaint: Nursing Care
Complaint 2:
Date Investigation Concluded: February 24, 2010
Basis of Complaint: Neglect of Supervision
MDH Minnesota Department of Health Facility and Provider Compliance. NOTE: The following information about the facility and provider is provided by the MDH Website this blog is not a complete list of providers with Substantiated Complaints, the providers highlighted are generally those which focus on the care of disabled or elderly persons.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 626.5572, subd. 19; “Substantiated” means a preponderance of the evidence shows that an act that meets the definition of maltreatment, which is defined subdivision 15, as: means “abuse as defined in subdivision 2, neglect as defined in subdivision 17 or financial exploitation as defined by subdivision 9.”

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If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly in Minnesota please contact our firm for a free consultation and information regarding the obligations of the facility and your rights as a resident or concerned family member. To contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com or call Ken at 612-743-9048.
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