In a report from MDH, it was alleged that a client at Hillcrest Care and Rehabilitation in Mankato was injured when they rolled out of bed due to improper placement and use of an air mattress.
Complications Can Be Serious As a result of UTI complications many residents can require hospitalization and can die from blood poisoning known as sepsis. Bladder and Urinary Infection Information According to the Mayo Clinic in an article concerning urinary infections,
In a recent MDH report there was substantiated neglect found against Lino Lakes Assisted Living when a resident suffered rib fractures. The facility neglected a client when staff failed to assist the client with toileting, and the client fell resulting
It was alleged by the Minnesota Department of Health that a resident at St. Benedicts Senior Community was neglected when the facility failed to ensure the resident was free from sexual abuse from a staff member. Sexual abuse was substantiated.
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
It is alleged in a report by the MDH that a resident at Benedictine Living Community of Winstead was neglected when facility staff failed to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a timely manner. The resident was full code and staff
Head Injuries Including Traumatic Brain Injuries TBI are Usually Preventable and Can Lead to Permanent Paralysis and Death. Many of the Injuries are the Result of Falls or Injuries During Transfer.
Recent MDH Substantiated Neglect at Spectrum Community Health for medication theft. Spectrum Community Health Complaint for Neglect Resulting in Femur Fracture In a report dated November 20, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health alleged that a client was neglected
Recent MDH Finding of Neglect at Presbyterian Homes Bloomington for exploitation of staff. Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington – Neglect – Failing to Respond to Call Light In a report concluded on July 29, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Presbyterian Homes of
Maplewood Care Center Cited with Neglect when Resident Suffers Ankle Fracture It is alleged in a report from the Minnesota Department of Health that a resident at Maplewood Care Center was neglected when the alleged perpetrator failed to follow the
MDH Cites Bickford of Maplewood for Use of Restraints In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Bickford at Bickford at Maplewood was abused when the facility staff members physically restrained the
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health a client from Faribault Senior Living (client #1) was neglected when facility staff failed to provide adequate supervision that resulted in another client (client #2) pushing client #1 resulting in a
St Paul Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Attorneys Kenneth LaBore, Esq. and Suzanne Scheller, Esq. have separate firms but work together on many serious injury elder abuse and neglect and wrongful death cases splitting the contingent fee at no additional expense to
Minnesota Nursing Home Survey Findings According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulation Division, under a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), is responsible for ensuring that facilities accepting Medicare and Medicaid payment for services
Minnesota Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Nursing homes cannot seek pre-dispute arbitration agreement as condition for admission. Pursuant to federal regulations 42 CFR 483.70(n), binding arbitration agreements. (1) A facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with
Minnesota Assisted Living Medication Error Despite the fact that many assisted living care providers charge more for a room and care than a nursing home there is a trade off you are getting a nicer room and usually newer more luxurious dining
Minnesota Assisted Living Assault Assisted living facilities deal with people with cognitive deficiencies with a wide range of abilities and risks for each resident. Some residents are very mobile and active and other need assistance with transfer and other activities
Minnesota Assisted Living Falls Injuries due to falls in nursing home and assisted living falls are common some due to obvious neglect other the cause is not as clear. The underlying cause of many accidents is a delay in response
Assisted living facilities deal with people with cognitive deficiencies with a wide range of abilities and risks for each resident. Some residents are very mobile and active and other need assistance with transfer and other activities of daily living. Despite
Memory Care Assault Due to Lack of Supervision Due to the fact that many of the residents have Alzheimer’s or dementia memory care assault is a real risk that needs to be addressed. Well trained staff who know how to