Jones Harrison Residence Minneapolis Neglect Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 24th March 2015

 

Burns and Blisters from Coffee

Burns and Blisters from Coffee, Jones Harrison Residence Minneapolis

Jones Harrison Residence Minneapolis Complaint Findings for Neglect – Coffee Burns

In a report concluded on June 7, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Jones Harrison Residence Minneapolis for neglect of health care, coffee burns.

It is alleged that neglect occurred when a resident received blisters to her left forearm when coffee was spilled.

Substantiated Neglect After Coffee Spill With Burns At Jones Harrison Residence Minneapolis

The preponderance of evidence establishes that neglect is substantiated when the AP gave hot coffee to a resident in a Styrofoam cup without a lid and the resident sustained a second degree burn to the left forearm.  The preponderance of evidence also establishes that neglect is substantiated when the facility staff failed to notify the physician of the resident’s burn, resulting in delay of medical treatment to the resident for 48 hours.

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 elder burns or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and 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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