MDH Cites The Commons on Marice after Client Requires Vaginal Repair from Injury from Unknown Perpetrator
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at The Commons on Maurice was abused when the alleged perpetrator (AP) (Unknown) caused multiple lacerations and bruises to the vaginal area and left labia minora resulting in a laceration repair.
Failure to Maintain Client’s Safety – Client Required Hospitalization
Neglect was substantiated. The facility failed to provide services to maintain the client’s safety and physical self. The client was not checked per care-planned safety checks and physical staff. The client was not checked per care-planned safety checks and sustained a significant injury of unknown origin to the labia requiring hospitalization and surgical repair. Multiple bruising on the trunk, lower back, arms, and legs of varying size, shape and age were also identified.
The Commons on Marice was also cited for Neglect by the MDH for neglect of health care failure to notify physician.
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A common form of neglect in elder care providers involves a failure to properly care for and monitor vulnerable clients. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
The state of Minnesota has several resources for residents and providers, including resident bill of rights for nursing homes, bill of rights for hospice, information for assisted living facilities and supervised living facilities.
If you are interested in viewing facility and provider complaint and survey findings they are available on the MDH website. You can also use the MDH website to verify a facility license or professional credentials. There is also a link to check the Nursing Assistant Registry.
The MDH website also includes information that is meant for providers but is very helpful for caregivers and residents as well. There are nursing home training videos, nursing assistant training information, and information on the Case Mix Review, and federal nursing home regulation resources.
If you are looking for a nursing home facility or elder care provider the MDH offers information on how to find a facility. The website allows you to look for a provider based on the type of care or facility needed and by city, county and provider name.
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