MDH Report of Heritage Haven Hip Fracture
Heritage Haven hip fracture allegations. In a report from the MDH, it is alleged the resident was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP), facility staff, failed to transfer the resident according to the resident’s individual assessed needs. The resident fell and sustained multiple injuries including a left hip fracture.
Resident Suffers Hip Fracture
Neglect is substantiated. The AP and the facility were responsible for the maltreatment. Six days prior to the fall the resident was admitted to hospice for end-of-life care and required increased assistance with transfers. The resident was assisted by one staff to transfer to the bathroom, became weak, and fell. The resident broke her hip.
Investigative findings and conclusion. The resident’s record of death indicated the resident had a fall from standing height and identified as the immediate cause of death was complications of left hip fracture.
In conclusion, neglect was substantiated. The AP and facility were responsible for the maltreatment. The facility failed to update the resident’s plan of care after a significant change in condition.
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