Hot Water Burns in a Assisted Living Facility
There was a second degree burn to a resident in a Minnesota Assisted Living Facility which occurred when the water drawn for a foot bath was too hot, causing a hot water burns on his feet.
More Information About the Hot Water Burns
Provider: Northland Assisted Living
Location: Aitkin, Minnesota
Provider Type: Assisted Living
Number of Substantiated Complaints listed by MDH 1
Complaint: Neglect of Health Care
Date Investigation Concluded: January 10, 2011
Basis of Complaint: Hot Water Burns
NOTE: The following information about the facility and provider is provided by the MDH Website this blog is not a complete list of providers with Substantiated Complaints, the providers highlighted are generally those which focus on the care of disabled or elderly persons.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 626.5572, subd. 19; “Substantiated” means a preponderance of the evidence shows that an act that meets the definition of maltreatment, which is defined subdivision 15, as: means “abuse as defined in subdivision 2, neglect as defined in subdivision 17 or financial exploitation as defined by subdivision 9.”
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Hot Water Burns – MDH Substantiated A Complaint for Neglect of Health Care Against Northland Assisted Living in Aitkin Minnesota