MDH Cites Traditions of Owatonna after Nasty MAGGOTS found in Client’s Wound
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Traditions of Owatonna was neglected when the facility failed to monitor a wound on the client’s right foot. At the clinic, the client was observed to have a foul urine smell and maggots in the wound.
Failure to Provide Proper Care Leads to Neglect Findings by MDH at Traditions of Owatonna
Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment when wound care was not conducted by facility staff as ordered.
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A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves issues with improper skin care and wound care. Maggots in a wound are preventable neglect with proper care and supervision.
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