Chosen Valley Care Center Chatfield Neglect Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 8th March 2015
Neglect Failure to Provide Adequate Wound Care, Sepsis

Neglect Failure to Provide Adequate Wound Care, Sepsis, Chosen Valley Care Center Chatfield

Chosen Valley Care Center Chatfield – Neglect – Improper Wound Care

In a report concluded on January 15, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Chosen Valley Care Center Chatfield for neglect – health care.

It is alleged that neglect occurred when staff failed to adequately care for resident’s wound.  The resident was taken to the hospital and had sepsis.

Substantiated Neglect Wound Care at Chosen Valley Care Center Chatfield Minnesota – Pressure Ulcer

Based on a preponderance of evidence, neglect of care did occur when the facility staff did not monitor and provide the necessary care when the resident developed a right heel pressure ulcer.  The facility failed to ensure the resident’s physician was informed of changes in the resident’s condition.  The resident was admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis that included right necrotic heel lesion and right hallux (great toe) early gangrene.

Information – Pressure Wounds – Nursing Home Injuries

Here are some summaries on various topics related to nursing home falls and fractures, pressure sores and other nursing home injuries:

Bedsore Stages

Pressure Injury Stages

Pressure Sore Injury

Pressure Injuries

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about neglect of health care, wound care, pressure sore injuries, or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Nursing Home Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Kenneth LaBore Offers Free Consultations and Serves Clients Throughout the State of Minnesota Call Toll Free at 1-888-452-6589

 

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