Head Injury to Resident at Mount Olivet Rolling Acres in Norwood Young America
Based on a report from the Minnesota Department of Health dated August 1, 2016, it is alleged that a resident at Mount Olivet Rolling Acres was neglected when the client had a multiple falls with injuries before the facility staff transferred him/her to the emergency room. The client had two black eyes, multiple bruises, and was diagnosed with small brain bleed.
Mount Olivet Rolling Acres Cited With Neglect After Fall During Transfer of Resident
Based on a preponderance of the evidence, neglect occurred when the nurse failed to assess the client when the client exhibited a change in behavior accompanied with multiple falls. The client had a subdural hemmorage and was sent to the hospital. The client returned to the facility the same day with physician orders for monitoring and to have the client return to the hospital if further falls occurred. The client was admitted to the hospital with another subdural hemmorage. The client returned to the facility after a ten day hospital stay.
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If you have concerns about medication errors, improper use of medical equipment, falls or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.