Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights – Medication Mistakes

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th March 2015
Neglect of Health Care Medication Errors

Neglect of Health Care Medication Errors, Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights – Medication Error

Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights – Medication Errors

In a report concluded on September 23, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights for neglect of health care – medications.

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.

Substantiated Complaint Against Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights

Based on a preponderance of evidence neglect occurred when a significant medication error occurred and continued for a period of approximately 3 weeks.  After the initiation of the electronic medication administration record (MAR), the resident’s ordered antipsychotic was omitted from the electronic MAR.  A pattern of medication errors developed when several staff members failed to give the resident the ordered antipsychotic medication.  The resident developed suicidal thoughts while off the antipsychotic medication.

If you have concerns about medication errors or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse 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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