MDH Cites Franklin Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after Resident Fall
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a resident at Franklin Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Franklin Minnesota was neglected when a staff alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to place floor mat close to the resident’s bed according to the care plan. The resident fell onto the floor sustaining a laceration to the forehead above the left brow.
Failure Place Floor Mat Leads to Neglect and Maltreatment Finding Against Franklin Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
Neglect was substantiated. There was neglect substantiated for numerous resident for issues including medication theft as well as the fall and head injury mentioned above. The facility was cited with neglect when the AP failed to implement fall interventions and Resident #1 fell out of bed and sustained a head laceration, skin tear, and closed head injury.
Medication Error at Franklin Rehabilitation
In report from the MDH concerning an allegation of medication errors at Franklin Rehabilitation – there was a finding of neglect.
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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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