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Gundersen Harmony Care Center Cited with Neglect

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th January 2019 | Category: Oxygen Deprivation | RSS Feed
Failure to Monitor Resident's Oxygen and Change in Condition at Gundersen Harmony Care Center
Failure to Monitor Resident’s Oxygen and Change in Condition at Gundersen Harmony Care Center

MDH Cites Gundersen Harmony Care after Lack of Response to Change in Condition

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Gundersen Harmony Care was neglected when the facility staff administered incorrect doses of medication resulting in hospitalization.

Failure to Respond to Resident at Gundersen Harmony Care Center who a Suffered Stroke

Neglect was substantiated against AP1 and AP2. AP1, a licensed practical nurse, and AP2, a registered nurse, failed to notify the resident’s representative and health care provider after the resident experienced a significant change in condition. The resident’s continuous oxygen tank was turned off for an unknown period of time. The resident was found unresponsive by AP1. AP1 and AP2 monitored the resident, but no notifications regarding his change in condition. The resident was later hospitalized and diagnosed with a stroke

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to provide a proper response to a change in condition. Usually at a minimum, unless a client is DNR/DNI staff should call for emergency assistance (Call “911”). In all cases, the family and treating physician need to be notified immediately. Most forms of elder abuse and neglect are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection

If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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MDH Cites Bethel Care Center with Neglect

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th February 2016 | Category: Choking Asphyxiation Unable to Breath, Oxygen Deprivation | RSS Feed

Recent MDH Findings of Neglect against Bethel Care Center, self abuse of resident, neglect related to ventilator.

Bethel Care Center Cited After Failure to Respond to Ventilator Alarm – Resident Died

Bethel Care Center Cited with Neglect – Failure to Intervene

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it was alleged that a resident a Bethel Care was neglected after facility staff found the staff unresponsive and alarms were sounding on the ventilator.

Neglect Cited Against Bethel Care Center after Resident Death

Neglect was substantiated. The facility did not intervene when the resident’s ventilator alarmed for at least 39 minutes. The resident, who was ventilator-dependent died.

For a Free Consultation with an Experienced Elder Neglect Attorney call Kenneth LaBore Toll Free at 1-888-452-6589.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection

If you suspect elder or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse contact the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-844-880-1574.

If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Failure to Provide Oxygen Bethel Care Center Leads to Brain Damage

Failure to Provide Oxygen
Bethel Care Center Leads to Brain Damage

Bethel Care Center Cited for Neglect By Minnesota Department of Health After Failing to Attach Resident’s Ventilator Leading to Brain Damage

In a report concluded on September 2, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Bethel Care Center alleging that a resident was neglected when the staff did not attach the resident’s ventilator during the night.  The resident suffered brain damage as a result of lack of oxygen was not expected to survive.

Based on the preponderance of the evidence, the allegation of neglect is substantiated.  Neglect occurred when the physician orders were not followed during the ventilator weaning process and the resident was removed from the ventilator two hours early.  The resident was found unresponsive around 15-20 minutes later after the ventilator was removed and died the following day.

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 financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Neglect Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 3rd February 2016 | Category: Financial Exploitation, Oxygen Deprivation | RSS Feed

Recent MDH Findings of Neglect against Prairie River Home Care in Buffalo after exploitation by staff, decubitus ulcer.

Recent Finding of Substantiated Neglect from Prairie River Home Care

Prairie River Home Care Cited by MDH After Theft of Clients' Personal Items and Funds

Prairie River Home Care Cited by MDH After Theft of Clients’ Personal Items and Funds

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Cited By MDH After Theft of Client’s Funds

In a report concluded on December 4, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Prairie River Home Care Buffalo it is alleged that client #1 was financially exploited when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took the patient’s Rolex watch and $600.00 for the AP’s personal use.

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo MDH Findings

Based on preponderance of evidence, financial exploitation occurred when the Alleged Perpetrator (AP) stole from clients.  Although the AP denied taking #1’s watch and money, the AP state he/she took #2’s watch and ring and pawned the items, and used the items for AP’s personal use.

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 financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Based On Allegation of Financial Exploitation

In a report concluded on November 17, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Prairie River Home Care alleges that a patient was financially exploited when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took the client’s money for his/her own use.

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo MDH Findings – Financial Exploitation

Based on the preponderance of evidence financial exploitation occurred when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took $160.00 of the client’s money without the client’s knowledge.

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 financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Oxygen Deprivation

Oxygen Deprivation

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Complaint Findings for Neglect –  Oxygen

In a report concluded on March 18, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Prairie River Home Care Buffalo for neglect of health care.

It is alleged that neglect occurred when a client was not provided with care in accordance with his/her respite service plan and s/he was without oxygen for more than nine hours.  As a result the client’s oxygen level was low and s/he was confused and agitated.

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Complaint Findings for Exploitation

In a report concluded on August 6, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Prairie River Home Care Buffalo for exploitation by staff.

It is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when a staff person, alleged perpetrator (AP) took and used an ATM card to make numerous withdrawals totaling $1200.00 without the patient’s permission.

Prairie River Home Care Buffalo Complaint Findings for Nursing Care

In a report concluded on March 7, 2011, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Prairie River Home Care Buffalo for nursing care.

It is alleged that a client’s right to receive care in accordance with acceptable nursing standards was violated based on the following:  Client #1 was found at 5:00 p.m/ on November 28, 2010 to still be in her pajamas and wearing a Breathe Right strip on her nose from the night before.

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 neglect of health care or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Benedictine Health Center of Minneapolis Neglect – Failure to Provide CPR

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 2nd March 2015 | Category: Failure to Provide CPR, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Oxygen Deprivation, Wrongful Death | RSS Feed

Nursing Home Neglect Failure to Provide CPR

Nursing Home Neglect Failure to Provide CPR, Benedictine Health Center of Minneapolis

Benedictine Health Center of Minneapolis in City Complaint Findings for Neglect

In a report concluded on January 25, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Benedictine Health Center of Minneapolis for neglect of health care – failure to provide CPR.

The allegation of neglect is based on the following: A resident was not provided with care according to his physician as orders when the alleged perpetrator (AP) did not contact the on-call physician as ordered and did not perform CPR after a staff called the AP when the resident stopped breathing.

Substantiate Complaint After Failure to Provide CPR at Benedictine Health Center

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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 failure to provide emergency care, choking and asphyxiation or any other form of elder abuse and neglect or Minnesota Nursing Home Wrongful Death Attorney or 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

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Kenneth LaBore Offers Free Consultations and Serves Clients Throughout the State of Minnesota Call Toll Free at 1-888-452-6589

 

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