Chappy’s Golden Shores Cited Neglect Resident Beat to Death also others with Bed Sores, Sexual Assault, Physical Abuse, Medication Errors

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 26th January 2019
Shame on Chappy’s Golden Shores in Hill City after MDH Cites Facility for Physical Abuse and Sexual Abuse of Residents

In a report from the MDH concerning Chappy’s Golden Shores in Hill City cited a resident was physically assaulted by staff members. Abuse was substantiated. The facility and AP1 and AP2 were responsible for the maltreatment. The client was abused when AP1 struck the client in the head and face while AP2 held the client down. AP3 stood by and watched the abuse, and did not report the abuse or intervene to stop it. Despite AP3’s failure to report or intervene, AP3 was not found responsible for the maltreatment. Several weeks after the abuse, the client was hospitalized for a brain bleed. He died to complications several weeks later.

Resident at Moorhead ReChappy's Golden Shores in Hill City Cited After Resident Developed Pressure Sores
Chappy’s Golden Shores in Hill City Cited After Resident Developed Pressure Sores

MDH Cites Chappy’s Golden Shores after Client Develops Pressure Sores

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Chappy’s Golden Shores was neglected and the facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The facility did not provide the necessary care to reduce the risk and treat the client’s pressure ulcers. The lack of care and response to the client’s change of condition lead to an increase in the size of the wound on the client’s coccyx and caused increased pain and suffering for the client. The lack of early intervention contributed to the client’s death.

Chappy’s Golden Shores has Many Citations for Neglect and Abuse

The many citations from the Minnesota Department of Health include: pressure sores, emotional abuse, emotional abuse and neglect of supervision, medication errors, physical abuse, physical abuse, restraints, exploitation by facility staff, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, unexplained injury and patient rights.

Neglect was substantiated. The facility cited with sexual abuse when alleged perpetrators AP1 and AP2, engaged in sexual relations with the client. The facility chose not to intervene or report the allegations.

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.

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