Recent MDH Substantiated Neglect Finding at Moorhead Rehab & HCC after medication error, medication theft pain management issues.
Resident Suffers Multiple Pressure Injuries
It is alleged by the Minnesota Department of Health that Moorhead Rehab & HCC neglected the resident when the facility failed to conduct a comprehensive skin assessment to identify and prevent the resident from developing pressure injuries. The resident developed multiple pressure injuries while receiving care at the facility.
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. While the resident lived at the facility, he developed multiple pressure injuries that the facility did not prevent or identify.
MDH Cites Moorhead Rehab & HCC after Resident Develops Pressure Sores – Wounds
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Moorhead Rehab & HCC was neglected when the facility failed to identify multiple decubitus ulcers.
Failure to Provide Proper Care at Moorhead Rehab & HCC Leads to Decubitus Ulcers
Based on a preponderance of the evidence neglect occurred when the resident developed multiple pressure ulcers on both lower extremities. The facility failed to identify, complete a comprehensive assessment, and implement Prevalon boots to prevent the development of pressure ulcers.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves neglect of care which leads or contributes to pressure sores also known as decubitus ulcers. Residents need to have regular wound care along with pressure relief (turning and special mattress or cushions), and nutrition. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
Moorhead Rehab & HCC Cited with Failure to Supervise Resident who Strikes Another
According to the MDH report and based on a preponderance of the evidence, neglect occurred when a resident threw a pop can at another resident. The facility failed to supervise the resident adequately when s/he hit another resident in the face multiple times.
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