Nursing Homes Have a Legal Duty to Prevent Dehydration and Notice Dehydration Signs Dehydration occurs when a nursing home resident loses more water than they take in. The human body requires an adequate amount of fluid to function properly; for
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health, dated May 16, 2016, it is alleged that a resident was neglected when s/he had an allegoric reaction to medication for his/her kidney infection and quit eating, drinking, and became unresponsive. The facility did not seek out emergency services when the resident became unresponsive. The resident was eventually hospitalized and was very dehydrated. In addition, the facility staff is incorrectly administering the resident’s nebulizer treatments.
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health dated April 4, 2016, it is alleged that at Milestone Senior Living was neglected when s/he lost at least 25 pounds in two months. Also the client was hospitalized and was found to be extremely dehydrated. The client died three days later.
Home Health Care Provider Cited By MDH After they Apparently Failed to Feed / Provide Adequate Nutrition Often the worst forms of neglect stem from a failure to provide the very basic necessities such as food, water and adequate nutrition. Olidia Care,
Substantiated Complaint Against Golden LivingCenter Hopkins A complaint was made with the Minnesota Department of Health against Complaint Golden LivingCenter, Hopkins for allegations related to nutrition and hydration. NOTE: The following information about the facility and provider is provided by the
Sudden Weight Loss for Nursing Home Resident The Sun Newspapers had an article which reported that the Golden Living Center Nursing Home in Hopkins was alleged to be negligent by the Minnesota Department of Health concerning a resident who experienced