In a recent report from MDH the state cited Augustana Home Health after a client falls and suffers head injuries.
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it was alleged that a client was neglected when facility staff failed to provide adequate catheter care that resulted in the client getting an infection that spread to the client’s blood.
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Medication Error at Augustana Home Health Services
In another report from the MDH it was alleged that a client was neglect by staff at Augustana Home Health when the alleged perpetrator (AP) changed the client’s Lantus schedule without a physician’s order. The change in schedule resulted in the client’s transfer by paramedics to the emergency department (ED).
Based on a preponderance of the evidence it was determined by MDH that neglect of health care is substantiated. The alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to obtain a physician’s order to change the administration schedule for the client’s long acting insulin medication (Lantus).
Report Suspected Elder Abuse
If you suspect medication errors, fall injuries or any other form of 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.