MDH Cites Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Ecumen Seasons was neglected when the facility staff to provide appropriate care and monitoring after a fall. Facility failed to document the fall incident and failed to notify and failed to notify family and physician right after the incident. Family transported the client to the hospital where it was discovered the client had a fractured pelvis.
Failure Respond to Change in Condition at Ecumen Seasons
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was determined to be reasonable for the neglect.
Neglect at Ecumen Seasons of Maplewood after Resident Medication Error
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that Ecumen Seasons was neglected when the facility failed to follow physician orders. The client was sent to the hospital after suffering a seizure with a potential of overdose of medication.
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The client suffered a likely opioid overdose due to multiple staff members failing to follow medication orders, causing the client to have multiple fentanyl patches on at the same time and therefore receive a higher dose than prescribed.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities is a delay or complete failure to respond to a resident when there is a significant change in their status or condition. This could be a sudden change in vitals or responding after an incident or fall. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
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