Belgrade Nursing Home in City Complaint Findings for Neglect
In a report concluded on June 7, 2011, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Belgrade Nursing Home for neglect of healthcare.
Allegation(s): The allegation is neglect based on the following: Resident #1 was not provided with adequate supervision and monitoring to ensure a safe environment when she was found with burns on legs which resulted from placement of hot packs.
Substantiated Neglect Against Belgrade Nursing Home
According to ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, a retrospective study was done in 864 patients with contact burns who discharged from our hospital from January 2005 to December 2008. The following parameters were compared between patients with contact burns from therapeutic modalities and from other causes: general characteristics, burn extent, cause of burn injury, place of occurrence, burn injury site, treatment methods, prevalence of underlying disease, and length of hospital stay were compared between patients with contact burns.
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.
If you have concerns about burn injuries or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.