Hopkins Health Services Cited for Neglect by MDH

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 31st January 2019
Failure to Supervise Resident at Hopkins Health Services after Wandering and Elopepment, Resident Fall with Fractured Hip
Failure to Supervise Resident at Hopkins Health Services after Wandering and Elopepment, Resident Fall with Fractured Hip

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.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

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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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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