Foley Nursing Center Foley Neglect – Hot Pack Burn Injury

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 15th March 2015
Prevent Hot Water Burn Injuries Foley Nursing Center Foley Minnesota

Prevent Hot Water Burn Injuries Foley Nursing Center Foley Minnesota

Foley Nursing Center Foley Complaint Findings for Neglect – Burns

In a report concluded on May 11, 2011, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Foley Nursing Center Foley for neglect of health care.

The allegation is neglect based on the following: Resident #1 was not provided with adequate nursing care and monitoring when a hot pack applied to her back resulted in a 2nd degree burn.

Foley Nursing Center Foley Minnesota – HOT LIQUIDS BURN LIKE FIRE

According to burnprevention.org, a scald injury can happen at any age. Children, older adults and people with disabilities are especially at risk. Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries. Scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries and the #1 cause of burn injury to small children.

Time & Temperature Relationship to Severe Burns

Water temp chart – time for a third degree burn to occur:

Time for a Third Degree Burn to Occur - Water Temperature

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 burn injuries or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore 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

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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