Augustana Home Health Cited with Neglect

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th December 2018
Neglect in Catheter Care at Augustana Home Health Services in Minneapolis
Neglect in Catheter Care at Augustana Home Health Services in Minneapolis

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it was alleged that a client was neglected at Augustana Home Health 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).

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If you suspect medication errors 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.

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