Faribault Care Center Faribault Complaint Findings for Neglect – Wound Care
In a report concluded on June 6, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Faribault Care Center Faribault for neglect of health care.
It is alleged that neglect occurred when a resident developed cellulitus. In addition, some residents are not receiving adequate assistance with eating, dressing, and grooming. Also some bathrooms are not clean.
Based on a preponderance of the evidence neglect is substantiated. The facility staff failed to complete daily wound care for a resident as ordered by the physician. The resident was hospitalized, found to have necrotic tissue to both heels and was diagnosed with sepsis.
Upon admission to the hospital, documentation indicated the resident was diagnosed with sepsis and found to have two large areas of black necrotic tissue on both heels. Hospital records document the wounds on the heels were the possible cause of the sepsis.
Faribault Care Center Faribault Complaint Findings for Patient Rights – Resident Rights
In another report concluded on May 31, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Faribault Care Center Faribault for patient rights violation.
It is alleged that a resident’s rights were violated based on the following: Resident #1 was discharged from the facility against the wishes of his guardian. In addition, the facility did not provide adequate discharge planning to ensure the resident’s safety after his discharge.
Faribault Care Center Faribault Complaint Findings for Exploitation by Other
In a report concluded on April 12, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Faribault Care Center Faribault for exploitation by other.
The allegation is financial exploitation based on the following: Employee (E)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) diverted narcotic pain medication from Resident #1, for her own use, but documented that she administered the narcotic medication to the resident.
For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.
If you have concerns about pressure sore injuries, financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com