St John’s Lutheran Home Cited After Resident Scalded on Hot Coffee

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 17th April 2019 | Category: Burn Injuries | RSS Feed
Resident at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea after Resident Suffers 2nd Degree Scalding Burn Injuries from Hot Coffee

MDH Cites St John’s Lutheran Home after Resident Suffers 2nd Degree Burn

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a resident at St john’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea was neglected when the facility neglected to develop and implement interventions to minimize the risk of injury for a resident who sustained a burn to the sternum.

Resident Suffers Burns to Chest and Abdomen

Neglect was substantiated. The resident required feeding assistance, but the facility did not change the care plan or implement interventions for hot beverages. The facility staff gave the resident hot coffee, which she spilled on herself, and sustained second degree burns across her chest and abdomen.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

Scalding and other burns are common in elder care facilities due to a lack of supervision, monitoring and assessing risks to residents. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

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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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Tamarack Court Cited with Neglect After Resident Fall

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 16th April 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries | RSS Feed
Tibia Fracture - Allegation of Neglect - Fractured Tibia - Tamarack Court in Bemidji
Tibia Fracture – Allegation of Neglect – Fractured Tibia – Tamarack Court in Bemidji

MDH Cites Tamarack Court Client Suffers Fractured Tibia

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Tamarack Court in Bemidji was neglected when the client fell to the floor while transferring with unknown staff. The client sustained a tibia fracture and needed an emergency room visit.

Failure to Properly Transfer Client Leads to Broken Leg

Neglect was substantiated. The facility failed to implement correct transfers for the client, causing the client to fall. The client sustained a tiba fracture.

Two staff members used a gait belt to assist the client from the recliner to a standing position. The client’s knee buckled, and he fell to the floor.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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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Nisswa Welcome Home Healthcare Cited with Neglect after Client Raped

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 11th April 2019 | Category: Sexual Abuse | RSS Feed
Nisswa Welcome Home Healthcare, Inc. Cited with Neglect a Failure to Assess a Resident who was Sexually Assaulted - Raped
Nisswa Welcome Home Healthcare, Inc. Cited with Neglect a Failure to Assess a Resident who was Sexually Assaulted – Raped – Sexual Abuse

MDH Cites Nisswa Welcome Home Healthcare – Client Sexually Assaulted

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Nisswa Welcome Home Healthcare was neglected when facility staff failed to assess the client when a change in condition was reported. The client reported she was raped, but was never assessed or sent to the hospital.

Client Assault – Rape Leads to MDH Complaint

Neglect was substantiated. The facility staff failed to assess the client when a change in condition was reported. The client reported she was raped, but was never assessed or sent to the hospital.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to monitor or supervise clients. Assessment after a change in condition is essential to determine if a client requires assistance or medical care. Sexual assault should never occur and any allegations should be immediately investigated to preserve evidence and to protect the resident.

Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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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Shephard Park Home Care Cited with Neglect after Client Gains Access to Industrial Cleaners and Dies

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 11th April 2019 | Category: Wrongful Death | RSS Feed
Client of Shephard Park Home Care in St. Paul Dies After Ingesting Industrial Strength Cleaning Product

MDH Cites Shephard Park Home Care when Unsupervised Client Gets into Cleaning Supplies

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Shephard Park Home Care in St. Paul was neglected when the facility failed to properly secure an industrial strength cleaning product, which the client ingested, resulting in her death.

Failure to Supervise Client at Shephard Park Home Care Results in Preventable Death

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The client, who resided in the facility’s secured memory care unit, found an industrial strength cleaning supply in an unlocked kitchen cabinet. The client ingested the contents of the package, which resulted in a medical emergency. The client suffered chemical burns to her mouth and

Many forms of neglect lead to the preventable death of vulnerable adults residing in assisted living, nursing homes and other care facilities. A common theme is a lack of supervision and monitoring which can lead to falls, fractures, wandering, assaults, and many other types of harms, including possible poisoning. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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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Riverview Landing Cited with Neglect after Lack of Assistance to Client who had Fallen

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th April 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries | RSS Feed
Riverview Landing in Ostego Cited with Neglect after Client Falls
Riverview Landing in Ostego Cited with Neglect after Client Falls

MDH Cites River Landing for Failure to Properly Respond to Fall Incident

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Riverview Landing failed to provide appropriate assistance to the client after a fall incident. The client was on the floor for two hours without any help. Gradually, the client’s condition declined, she vomited, and was transferred to the emergency room and was admitted to the intensive care unit.

Failure to Respond Leads to Neglect after Fall

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment due to inadequate training of the staff, including orientation to thee client or of how to respond to clients in an emergency situation. Staff mistakenly believed the client was an independent living client, and thus, did not appropriately assist the client following a fall. This resulted in an hour and a half delay in getting the client emergency medical attention.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to respond when a resident has a change in condition, such as a falls with injury, change in wounds, UTIs and other changes. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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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Maple Senior Living aka NAGOMI, Inc. Cited with Neglect after Client Suffers Head Injuries

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th April 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries, Lost Resident Wandering Elopement | RSS Feed
Client at Maple Senior Living aka NAGOMI, Inc. when Resident Suffers Head Injury
Client at Maple Senior Living aka NAGOMI, Inc. when Resident Suffers Head

MDH Cites Maple Senior Living Failed to Supervise a Client who Became Locked in Storage Room and Suffered Trauma to Head

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Maple Senior Living was neglected when the facility did not adequately supervise the client. The client became locked in a storage room and sustained head injuries requiring sutures.

Failure to Supervise Results in Head Injuries

Neglect of supervision was substantiated against the facility and unlicensed staff member/alleged perpetrator (AP).

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves injury to clients to due a lack of monitoring or supervision. The client can wander off the property or get lost or trapped in a stairwell, bathroom or other room. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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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Centracare Health Monticello Cited with Neglect after Resident Suffers Fractured Ankle

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th April 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries | RSS Feed
Resident at Centracare Health Monticello Suffers Fractured Ankle in Botched Transfer
Resident at Centracare Health Monticello Suffers Fractured Ankle in Botched Transfer

MDH Cites Centracare Health Monticello after Resident Injured Ankle During Transfer

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Centracare Health Monticello was neglected when the alleged perpetrator did not follow the care plan resulting in a fall. The resident sustained an ankle fracture.

Failure to Properly Transfer Resident at Centracare Health results in Fractured Ankle

Neglect was substantiated. The alleged perpetrator (AP) did not transfer the resident according to the resident’s plan of care, and the resident slid off the bed and broke the ankle and tibia bone in his/her left leg.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to take the time necessary to assure that tasks are performed safely. Transfers are a high fall risk activity for residents and extra attention should be provided to assure safety. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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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Centennial Gardens Cited with Neglect after Resident Wanders and Resident Rash

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 10th April 2019 | Category: Lost Resident Wandering Elopement | RSS Feed
Centennial Gardens in Crystal Cited by MDH after Resident Elopes and Resident Suffers Rash without Care.
Centennial Gardens in Crystal Cited by MDH after Resident Elopes and Resident Suffers Severe Rash without Proper Care.

MDH Cites Centennial Gardens for Lack of Supervision of Resident

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Centennial Gardens was neglected when the facility failed to adequately supervise a resident who eloped from the facility. The resident was seriously injured after being struck by a motor vehicle.

Failure to Supervise and Monitor Leads to Elopement

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment.

Centennial Gardens also Cited for Lack of Response to Resident’s Severe Rash

In a report from the MDH the facility was cited for neglect after an allegation that the facility staff failed to seek medical attention for a severe rash, which resulted in hospitalization.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves issues with monitoring or a response when there is a change in condition. Most forms of elder abuse such as resident wandering and most falls are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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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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Shiloh Assisted Living Cited with Neglect after Failure to Provide CPR to Dying Client

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 21st February 2019 | Category: Failure to Provide CPR, Medication Administration Mistakes, Wrongful Death | RSS Feed

MDH Cites Shiloh Assisted Living
Failed to Respond to Client’s Change in Condition

Shiloh Assisted Living Cited After Failure to Provide CPR to Client in Distress
Shiloh Assisted Living Cited After Failure to Provide CPR to Client in Distress

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Shiloh Assisted Living was neglected when facility staff failed to provide CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation).

Neglect Finding Due to Failure to Provide CPR to Client at Shiloh Assisted Living

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for maltreatment. The facility informed clients in the contracted service plan that CPR was not a service provided by the facility. However, the staff failed to follow the facility’s emergency protocol when the client had difficulty breathing.

Other substantiated neglect findings against Shiloh Assisted Living include: resident elopement, and  medication error.

Resident Medication Error at Shiloh Assisted Living

In a recent report by the MDH there was a finding of substantiated neglect after a medication error.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to provide proper care and supervision or a failure to follow procedures as medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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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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Edgewood Vista Hermantown Neglect Factured Nose – Abuse – Theft from Resident and Sexual Abuse

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th February 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries, Sexual Abuse | RSS Feed
Edgewood Hermantown Cited for Neglect after Client Falls and Suffers Fractured Nose
Edgewood Vista Hermantown Cited for Neglect after Client Falls and Suffers Fractured Nose

In a report from the MDH it is alleged that a client at Edgewood Vista Hermantown neglected a client when they fell out of bed. The facility transferred the client to the hospital where it was determined the client sustained a nasal fracture.

Edgewood Vista Client Suffered Broken Nose After Fall from Bed

Neglect was substantiated. The client had multiple falls, which resulted in injury. There was evidence that a failure on the part of the facility to consistently implement timely and appropriate fall interventions was contributing factor to the continuing falls.

Elder Care Physical Abuse by Staff

Sexual Abuse Elder Abuse, Edgewood Vista Hermantown

Edgewood Vista Hermantown Complaint Findings for Exploitation

In a report concluded on October 25, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Edgewood Vista Hermantown for exploitation by staff.

It is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when a staff, alleged perpetrator (AP), took rings valued at $1000.00 and other amounts of money from clients #1, #2, #3, #4 and #5 without permission.

A preponderance of evidence indicates that financial exploitation occurred when the AP took valuable items and money from several clients without their permission.  The AP confessed to police to theft from facility clients.  The AP was charged with felony theft.

Edgewood Vista Hermantown Complaint Findings for Sexual Abuse

In another report concluded on February 12, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Edgewood Vista Hermantown for sexual abuse.

It is alleged abuse occurred when a staff person/Alleged Perpetrator (AP) had sexual intercourse with a client.

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 sexual abuse, neglect of health care or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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