Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights – Medication Errors
In a report concluded on September 23, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights for neglect of health care – medications.
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Substantiated Complaint Against Crest View Lutheran Home Columbia Heights
Based on a preponderance of evidence neglect occurred when a significant medication error occurred and continued for a period of approximately 3 weeks. After the initiation of the electronic medication administration record (MAR), the resident’s ordered antipsychotic was omitted from the electronic MAR. A pattern of medication errors developed when several staff members failed to give the resident the ordered antipsychotic medication. The resident developed suicidal thoughts while off the antipsychotic medication.
If you have concerns about medication errors or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com