MDH Report of Redeemer Residence Sexual Abuse Redeemer Residence sexual abuse allegations. In a report from the MDH, the alleged perpetrator (AP) sexually abused Resident #1 and Resident #2 when the AP fondled their breasts; made Resident #1 hold his
MDH Report of Birchview Gardens Sexual Abuse Birchview Gardens sexual abuse allegations. In a report from the MDH, the alleged perpetrator (AP), a staff member, sexually abused the resident when he had sexual intercourse with the resident. Resident Taken Away
Federal regulation 42 CFR §483.25 (h) establishes a duty for the nursing home to that the resident receives adequate supervision and assistive devices to prevent accidents, including third degree burns.
42 CFR §483.25 (h) Accidents. The facility must ensure that—
(1) The resident environment remains as free of accident hazards [including third degree burns] as is possible; and
(2) Each resident receives adequate supervision and assistance devices to prevent accidents.
Delayed Response to Change in Condition at The Geneva Suites In a report from the MDH, it was alleged that a client at The Geneva Suites was neglected when the facility did not respond appropriately to reports of a client
In a MDH report it was alleged that a client at Butterfly Bound Care was sexually abused when the alleged perpetrator (AP) abused a client when he had sex with the client, gave the client $100.00, and then told the
Facility and Provider Compliance – Failure to Provide CPR to Nursing Home Resident Failure to provide CPR to nursing home resident. As an attorney who handles nursing home abuse and neglect cases in Minnesota, I can attest that many cases
Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Prevent Residents from Wandering from Facility Wandering from facility. Many residents of nursing homes are suffering from a disability that affects their mental capacity, such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and delirium. Nursing homes need
Physical Abuse in Nursing Homes by Staff and Fellow Residents is a Real Problem Nursing home elder physical abuse happens more often than anyone wants to admit. This is often because the nursing home staff is not properly checked during
Nursing Homes Have a Legal Duty to Prevent Dehydration and Notice Dehydration Signs Dehydration occurs when a nursing home resident loses more water than they take in. The human body requires an adequate amount of fluid to function properly; for
Nursing Homes Have a Legal Duty to Reduce Exposure to Infectious Diseases such as C-Diff, MRSA, and Staph Nursing homes have to take reasonable measures to prevent residents from acquiring infectious diseases such as Staph, C Diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE
A Functional 911 Policy Saves Lives in Nursing Homes and Other Elder Care Facilities Lack of current and enforced 911 policy. Many of the deaths I have seen in handling nursing home abuse and neglect cases throughout Minnesota have a
Assisted Living Sexual Assault. Assisted living facilities deal with people with cognitive deficiencies with a wide range of abilities and risks for each resident. Some residents are very mobile and active and other need assistance with transfer and other activities
Memory Care Assault Due to Lack of Supervision Memory Care Assault. Due to the fact that many of the residents have Alzheimer’s or dementia memory care assault is a real risk that needs to be addressed. Well trained staff who
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Parmly on the Lake was neglected when the facility failed to notify the physician when the resident has a significant change in condition. It
It was alleged by the Minnesota Department of Health that a resident at St. Benedicts Senior Community was neglected when the facility failed to ensure the resident was free from sexual abuse from a staff member. Sexual abuse was substantiated.
Failure to Provide Needed CPR at Walker Methodist Levande HCS In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Walker Methodist Levande HCS withheld needed CPR for a resident in cardiac arrest. Neglect
Recent MDH Substantiated Neglect Finding at Moorhead Rehab & HCC after medication error, medication theft pain management issues. Resident Suffers Multiple Pressure Injuries It is alleged by the Minnesota Department of Health that Moorhead Rehab & HCC neglected the resident
In a recent report from MDH the state cited Augustana Home Health after a client falls and suffers head injuries. In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it was alleged that a client was neglected when facility staff
It is alleged in a report by the MDH that a resident at Benedictine Living Community of Winstead was neglected when facility staff failed to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a timely manner. The resident was full code and staff
MDH Cites Centennial Gardens Facility for Lack of Supervision of Resident In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Centennial Gardens was neglected when the facility failed to adequately supervise a resident