In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health cited Good Samaritan Society Bethany when the facility did not adequately provide pain management and comfort to a terminally ill resident.
Substantiated Complaint Good Samaritan Society Bethany Substantiated Neglect After Failure to Manage Pain Medication
Based on a preponderance of the evidence, neglect occurred when the facility failed to administer as needed (prn) opioid pain medication when the resident’s pain medication was not managed.
If you have concerns about financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.
Good Samaritan Society Bethany Complaint Findings for Neglect Pressure Ulcer.
In a report concluded on June 28, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Good Samaritan Society Bethany Brainerd for neglect of health care – pressure sore.
The allegation is neglect based on the following: Resident #1 was providing inadequate nursing care when staff failed to toilet and reposition her every two hours. In addition, for more than a month the staff was aware that Resident #1 had an untreated coccyx pressure ulcer.
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 sores, decubitus ulcers, also known as pressure injury or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Nursing Home Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at: KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.