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.
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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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