Delay in Answering Call Lights and Patient Wandering Lead Resulting in Substantiated Complaints by the Minnesota Department of Health
Answering Call Lights and Patient Wandering Places Facility in Spot Light
A Richfield nursing home was cited by the Minnesota Department of Health for a delay in answering call lights and issues with patient wandering.
Allegation of Delay in Answering Call Lights – More Information
Provider: Richfield Health Center
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Provider Type: Nursing Home
Number of Substantiated Complaints listed by MDH 2
Date Investigation Concluded: April 20, 2012
Basis of Complaint: Nursing Care
Date Investigation Concluded: February 24, 2010
Basis of Complaint: Neglect of Supervision
MDH Minnesota Department of Health Facility and Provider Compliance. NOTE: The following information about the facility and provider is provided by the MDH Website this blog is not a complete list of providers with Substantiated Complaints, the providers highlighted are generally those which focus on the care of disabled or elderly persons.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 626.5572, subd. 19; “Substantiated” means a preponderance of the evidence shows that an act that meets the definition of maltreatment, which is defined subdivision 15, as: means “abuse as defined in subdivision 2, neglect as defined in subdivision 17 or financial exploitation as defined by subdivision 9.”
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