MDH Cites Hopkins Health Services after Resident Suffers Fractured Hip
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Hopkins Health Services was neglected when facility staff failed to provide sufficient supervision leading to the resident eloping in a fall and hip fracture.
Failure to Supervise Resident Leads to Elopement and Resulting Fractured Hip
Neglect was substantiated. The facility cited for neglect when a resident at high risk for falling, and with cognitive impairments walked outside the front door of the facility in the dark and fell to the ground, sustaining a fracture to her/his right leg near the hip.
Elopement and Hip Injury to Resident at Hopkins Health Services
There was a citation by the Minnesota Department of Health after a resident was neglected and as a result eloped from the facility and suffered hip injury.
Other Substantiated Neglect Findings at Hopkins Health
Other neglect findings for lack of supervision-elopement, neglect of health care-falls.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to monitor or supervise resident can result in elopement and wandering resulting in falls and fractures. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
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