Nursing Home Neglect Fractures Injuries such as nursing home neglect fractures are one of the most common types of elder neglect. Falls from patient lifts, wheelchairs, in the shower and bathroom or falling from bed are examples of preventable neglect in most
Falls In Shower Need to Be Prevented Nursing homes are required by federal law to provide each resident with care and services based on their individual needs. Nursing homes must provide assistance with toileting, bathing, hygiene routines such as bathing
Fractures From Falls in Nursing Homes Many of the fractures from falls in nursing homes and other care settings are preventable had the resident received proper supervision or had their been adequate numbers of well trained staff to perform tasks
Wrongful Death From Falls Due to Elder Neglect There are many types of elder neglect that can lead to injuries and wrongful death falls being the leading one. There are many situations when a resident of a nursing home, assisted
Minnesota Nursing Home Pelvic and Hip Fractures are Usually Preventable with Proper Care and Supervision and Often Occur During a Transfer or Due to Fall from Bed or in the Bathroom
Minnesota Nursing Home Fall Injuries Occur in Many Preventable Forms Including Falls or Drops from Hoyer Lifts or Patient Lifts, Falls from Beds and Wheelchairs when Left Unattended, Falls in the Bathroom or Shower and Others.
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health dated October 18, 2016, it was alleged that a client of Gondola Group in Rosemount was neglected when s/he had a fall in shower and sustained several vertebrae fractures.
In a report from the MDH it is alleged that a resident was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP) administered incorrect medications resulting in hospitalization from narcotic overdose. Based on a preponderance of evidence, neglect was not substantiated. However, federal