Windcliff Senior Lake City Complaint Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th March 2015

 

 Neglect of Health Care Medication Error

Neglect of Health Care Medication Error, Windcliff Senior Lake City

Windcliff Senior Lake City Complaint Findings for Nursing Care

In a report concluded on October 24, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Windcliff Senior Lake City for nursing care – medication set up.

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 Neglect Medication Set-up Windcliff Senior Lake City

Substantiated as it relates to a violation of a state statute regarding medications being set-up by an unlicensed staff person in a weekly medication container, to be administered at a later date by another unlicensed staff person.  In addition, violations of state licensing rules regarding medication records and lack of prescriber’s orders for medications noted.  Correction orders are issued related to these violations.

According to Pfizer.com, medications play an expanding role in health care as we grow older. People are more likely to develop one or more chronic illnesses with advancing age, and appropriate medication can help seniors live longer and more active lives. However, medication use in older adults is also more likely to be associated with safety concerns. In this handout, learn how to get the benefits of medicine, whether prescription or nonprescription, while minimizing and managing the risks.

If you have concerns about medication errors 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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