MDH Cites Brookview A Villa Center after Resident Goes into Septic Shock
In a report from the MDH, neglect was alleged of a client at Brookview A Villa Center when facility staff did not contact emergency services in a timely manner when the resident developed a change in condition including altered mental status, fever, and edema. The resident was transferred to the hospital and diagnosed with Septic Shock and passed away.
Neglect was substantiated. The facility staff was unable to call 911 to call Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to send the resident to the hospital when s/he had a change in condition and his/her physician ordered an evaluation in the Emergency Department (ED). Due to the staff inability to access EMS services it took more than an hour for staff to call 911 after the physician ordered the resident sent to the hospital for evaluation.
Failure to Care for PICC Line Leads to MDH Complaint at Brookview A Villa Center
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Brookview A Villa Center after failure to care for resident’s picc line.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration such as administering a PIC line. Another form of neglect stems from poor skin care and monitoring often leading to infection and sepsis. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
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