Patient Rights Timely Response to Call Lights
Patient Rights Response to Change in Condition at Sterling House Owatonna Minnesota

Sterling House Owatonna Complaint Findings for Patient Rights

In a report concluded on March 25, 2011,  the Minnesota Department of Health cites Sterling House Owatonna for patient rights violation.

It is alleged that a client’s right to be served by people who are properly trained and competent to perform their duties was violated based on the following: the staff member to check on other call lights instead of checking on the client, whose breathing she noticed had changed.

Substantiated Neglect Sterling House Owatonna Patient Rights

Minnesota Administrative Rules dictates that at least 20 of the 75 hours of training must be supervised practical training that occurs in a home setting under the supervision of a registered nurse. That, or the HHA in training must complete the supervised practical training within one month after beginning work at a HHA agency.

Thereafter, for each 12 months of employment, the licensed HHA must complete at least 8 hours of in-service training in relevant home health care topics and changes.

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 patient rights or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at


Sterling House Owatonna Patient Rights Violation Substantiated

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