Augustana Emerald Crest Burnsville
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health alleged that a client from Augustana Emerald Crest Burnsville was neglected when facility staff failed to supervise and monitor the client to ensure that the gate was securely latched. The client was able to leave the grounds through the gate.
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Client Elopes from Augustana Emerald Crest Burnsville
Based on a preponderance of evidence, neglect is substantiated. The client was able to exit the locked unit and leave the facility property for multiple hours through two doors that were not functioning properly.
Resident Slapped by Staff at Augustana Emerald Crest Burnsville
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it was alleged that Augustana Emerald Crest was negligent when staff/alleged perpetrator (AP) slapped the resident in the face. The resident’s face was initially reddened but later resolved. Review of facility video showed the AP slapped the resident.
Based on a preponderance of evidence, abuse is substantiated . The alleged perpetrator (AP) slapped the client on the face. The AP and the client were identified on the facility video recording by the supervisory staff.
Report Suspected Elder Abuse
The failure to monitor or supervise residents who leave the facility is often called elopement. The result can be tragic with serious injuries due to severe weather, accidents, falls and more. Wandering and elopement of unsupervised residents is a preventable form of neglect.
If you suspect elder or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse contact the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-844-880-1574.
If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.