Unsafe Transfer Leads to Fractured Leg at MS-AC Mankato AG Senior Living
In a report from MDH, it was alleged that a client at MS-AC Mankato AG Senior Living was neglected by the facility (AP) when the AP failed to transfer the client in a safe manner resulting in a fall with fractures.
Substantiated Neglect Against MS-AC Mankato – Improper Transfer
Neglect was substantiated. The facility for maltreatment. The client’s plan of care did not clearly specify how to transfer the client so it was left to the discretion of the unlicensed personnel which led to an unsafe transfer resulting in the client’s leg fractures.
The investigation included interviews with the family, facility staff members, and therapy staff. In addition, the investigator reviewed the client’s medical records, the AP’s personnel file, facility internal investigation notes, and facility policies. The investigator also observed transfers of the clients at the facility.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration or injuries from fall and fractures. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
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