TLC HM Care Roseville Complaint Findings for Physical Abuse
In a report concluded on December 4, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites TLC HM Care Roseville for physical abuse by staff.
Substantiated Complaint Against TLC HM Care Roseville For Physical Abuse to Resident
A preponderance of evidence revealed that abuse occurred when the Alleged Perpetrator (AP) hit the patient resulting in swelling, bruising and bloody nose. The AP was arrested and charged with assault on a vulnerable adult and domestic assault against the patient. The AP did not recall the incident, but acknowledged that s/he was charged with assault.
The patient was admitted to the agency with diagnoses that included Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The patient was receiving PCA services from the agency, including assistance with bathing, grooming, and walking with a roller walker. The AP was working for the patient, through the agency and the capacity of a PCA.
The AP was interviewed and stated that the patient was a relative. The AP stated s/he took the patient out of his/her birthday. The AP state s/he was intoxicated and not recall the incident, but was told s/he assaulted the patient. The AP stated that s/he was arrested, charged with and pled guilty to domestic violence related to the incident. The AP stated s/he was trained by the agency in abuse policies.
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 physical abuse or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.