Nursing Home Cited for Patient Sexual Assault
REM Facility in Minneapolis was cited by the Minnesota Department of Health after a patient sexual assault occurred in the facility. The facility had a duty to keep the residents / patients safe from each other and visitors and supervise sufficient to avoid physical and verbal as well as patient sexual assault.
NOTE: The following information about the facility and provider is provided by the MDH Website this blog is not a complete list of providers with Substantiated Complaints, the providers highlighted are generally those which focus on the care of disabled or elderly persons.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 626.5572, subd. 19; “Substantiated” means a preponderance of the evidence shows that an act that meets the definition of maltreatment, which is defined subdivision 15, as: means “abuse as defined in subdivision 2, neglect as defined in subdivision 17 or financial exploitation as defined by subdivision 9.”
REM cited after Patient Sexual Assault
MDH – Minnesota Department of Health
Facility and Provider Compliance
Provider: REM Hennepin, Inc. Lyndale
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Provider Type: Housing with Services
Number of Substantiated Complaints listed by MDH 2
Date Investigation Concluded: April 30, 2012
Basis of Complaint: Neglect of Supervision
Date Investigation Concluded: January 13, 2010
Basis of Complaint: Neglect of Supervision / Resident to Resident Assault
Patient Sexual Assault – Although, efforts are made to make accurate links and relayed information, these blogs are examples of neglect and other issues, please double check all information at: MDH Website
This website is not intended to provide legal advice as each situation is different and specific factual information must be obtained before an attorney is able to assess the legal questions relevant to your situation.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly in Minnesota please contact our firm for a free consultation and information regarding the obligations of the facility and your rights as a resident or concerned family member. To contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com or call Ken at 612-743-9048.