MDH Cites Shephard Park Home Care when Unsupervised Client Gets into Cleaning Supplies
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Shephard Park Home Care in St. Paul was neglected when the facility failed to properly secure an industrial strength cleaning product, which the client ingested, resulting in her death.
Failure to Supervise Client at Shephard Park Home Care Results in Preventable Death
For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The client, who resided in the facility’s secured memory care unit, found an industrial strength cleaning supply in an unlocked kitchen cabinet. The client ingested the contents of the package, which resulted in a medical emergency. The client suffered chemical burns to her mouth and
Many forms of neglect lead to the preventable death of vulnerable adults residing in assisted living, nursing homes and other care facilities. A common theme is a lack of supervision and monitoring which can lead to falls, fractures, wandering, assaults, and many other types of harms, including possible poisoning. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
Report Suspected Elder Abuse
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.