The Prairie Lodge at Earle Brown Cited after Client Suffers Skin Breakdown from Poor Care
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at The Prairie Lodge at Earle Brown was neglected when facility staff failed to follow the client’s physician orders with regard to skin care and catheter bag care. This neglect has led to multiple areas of skin breakdown around client’s suprapubic site, buttocks, and groin folds.
Failure to Provide Skin Care Leads to Skin Breakdown at Prairie Lodge at Earle Brown According to MDH
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The facility staff did not consistently follow the client’s service plan, frequently omitting services required for the client’s physical well-being. The omission did lead to skin breakdown and resulted in substandard technique of the client’s catheter.
In another substantiated finding of neglect by the MDH after medication errors lead to a change in condition of a client.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves skin break down often leading to sores and possible infection and septis. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
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