Cerenity Care Center White Bear Lake Staff Member Transfers Resident Improperly Leading to Fractured Ankle
In a report concluded on August 31, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Cerenity Care Center White Bear Lake alleges that a resident was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP) transferred the resident in a manor note in accordance with his/her care plan causing the resident to fall, resulting in an injury.
Based on preponderance of evidence, neglect did occur when the Alleged Perpetrator (AP) failed to follow the care plan and transferred the resident alone. The resident fell during the transfer and fractured his/her ankle.
The resident was a short term resident. The resident’s diagnoses included cerebral vascular accident (CVA) and insulin dependent diabetic. The resident utilized a wheelchair for mobility and required the assistance of two with transfers.
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 improper transfers, falls or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.