MDH Cites Mission Nursing Home after Residents Assaulted by Other Resident
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that clients at Mission Nursing Home in Plymouth (resident #1, resident #2, and resident #3), were neglected when facility staff failed to provide adequate supervision resulting in resident #4 inappropriately touching Resident #1, Resident #2 and Resident #3.
Failure to Monitor Results in Abuse to Residents at Mission Nursing Home
Neglect was substantiated. Neglect occurred when the facility failed to supervise resident #4 who had a history of inappropriate sexual behaviors, including touching others sexually, after the provider discontinued her/his psychiatric medication. Over a span of six days, the resident sexually touched and manipulate the genitals of three different residents. Resident #1, Resident #2, and Resident #3. Resident #4 also exposed his/her genitals and manipulated his/her genitals in common areas where other residents were present. None of the three residents who were sexually touched by Resident #4 either did not have the capacity to consent, and/or did not consent, to the sexual activity.
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Recent MDH Substantiated Neglect Findings against Mission Nursing Home after medication errors.
A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
The state of Minnesota has several resources for residents and providers, including resident bill of rights for nursing homes, bill of rights for hospice, information for assisted living facilities and supervised living facilities.
If you are interested in viewing facility and provider complaint and survey findings they are available on the MDH website. You can also use the MDH website to verify a facility license or professional credentials. There is also a link to check the Nursing Assistant Registry.
The MDH website also includes information that is meant for providers but is very helpful for caregivers and residents as well. There are nursing home training videos, nursing assistant training information, and information on the Case Mix Review, and federal nursing home regulation resources.
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Mission Nursing Home Plymouth Complaint Findings for Neglect of Supervision
In a report concluded on August 8, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Mission Nursing Home Plymouth for neglect of supervision – resident to resident – sexual abuse – touching/fondling by other.
It is alleged that two residents were neglected when staff failed to adequately supervise residents. One of the residents had a history of sexually inappropriate behaviors.
Substantiated Neglect of Supervision After Sexual Activity at Mission Nursing Home Plymouth
Based on the preponderance of evidence neglect of supervision did occur when staff failed to adequately supervise two residents after an incident of sexual activity. The facility failed to develop and implement a supervision plan after the first incident of sexual activity that would ensure both residents safety.
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 sexual abuse or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.