Medications Errors at Lake Ridge Care Center Tied to Nursing Home Resident’s Death

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 30th June 2011
Lake Ridge Care Center Medication Error

Lake Ridge Care Center Medication Error

Allegation of Neglect at Lake Ridge Care Center

According to a story in the Star & Tribune, titled Medication Errors Tied to Buffalo Nursing Home Death, Lake Ridge Care Center provided “inadequate medication administration, which was relying on a report completed by state investigators.

Substantiated Complaint of Medication Error at Lake Ridge Care Center

As an attorney who handles nursing home abuse and neglect case, I can inform the public that there are state and federal regulations which apply to nursing homes which accept Medicare/Medicaid funds, including that the nursing home:

Ensure that residents are free of any significant medication errors. (42 CFR §483.25 (m)) and Minnesota Rule 4658.1320, 42 CFR § 483.1320 (m) Medication Errors. The facility must ensure that—

(1) It is free of medication error rates of five percent or greater; and

(2) Residents are free of any significant medication errors.

This website is not intended to provide legal advice as each situation is different and specific factual information must be obtained before an attorney is able to assess the legal questions relevant to your situation.

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 for a Free Consultation, please send an email to klabore@mnnursinghomeneglect.com, or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589.

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