Resident at The Estates of Greeley – Suffers Surgical Site Infection

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 3rd February 2019
MDH Cites The Estates at Greeley after Resident Develops Infection at Surgical Site

MDH Cites The Estates at Greeley after Failure to Provide Proper Care

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a resident at The Estates at Greeley in Stillwater was neglected when facility staff failed to monitor and assess a surgical site on the lower extremity which resulted in an infection.

Failure to Provide Proper Care at The Estates at Greeley Leads to an Infected Surgical Site for Resident.

Neglect was substantiated. The facility failed to care for a casted surgical site when they neglected to ensure orthopedics saw the resident in two weeks per the discharge orders.

The MDH also Substantiated Neglect against The Estates at Greeley for issues pertaining to tracheostomy care.

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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves the failure to comply with doctor’s orders or a lack of monitoring. Wound care is essential and requires well trained staff who chart and document the wound carefully and comply with all medical orders, any change should be addressed immediately. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

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