Hillcrest Terrace of Chisholm Complaint Findings for Neglect of Health Care
In a report concluded on October 18, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Hillcrest Terrace of Chisholm for neglect of health care – left in urine unresponsive.
It is alleged that neglect occurred when a client was found urine soaked and unresponsive. The client’s room was dirty and unkempt, and staff was unsure when the client was last cared for.
Hillcrest Terrace of Chisholm Substantiated Neglect – Patient Rights
In a report concluded on November 26, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Hillcrest Terrace of Chisholm for patient rights.
It is alleged that clients’ rights to receive care according to accepted nursing standards is being violated based on the following: a client who was care planned as a two person transfer was required to lay on the floor after a fall for six hours until another staff person came on duty. On another occasion, she was required to sit in the dining room from supper time until midnight waiting for additional staff to arrive to assist in her transfer. Also, clients’ medications are being set up by unlicensed personnel.
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 neglect of care, patient rights or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.