Moore Board and Care Minneapolis Violation of Rights Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 29th March 2015
Medication Errors

Medication Errors, Moore Board and Care Minneapolis

Moore Board and Care Minneapolis Complaint Findings for Patient Rights

In a report concluded on January 15, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Moore Board and Care Minneapolis for patient rights.

The allegation is that on multiple occasions; a client has been left in charge of the facility for unknown periods of time and administered other client’s medications.

Substantiated Complaint Moore Board and Care

According to Medicinenet.com, approximately 1.3 million people are injured annually in the United States following so-called “medication errors”. The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention defines a medication error as “any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the health care professional, patient, or consumer…related to professional practice, health care products, procedures, and systems, including prescribing; order communication; product labeling, packaging, and nomenclature; compounding; dispensing; distribution; administration; education; monitoring; and use.”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) currently reviews medication error reports that come from drug manufacturers and through MedWatch, the agency’s safety information and adverse event reporting program. The agency also receives reports about medication errors from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and the U.S. Pharmacopeia.

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 patient rights 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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