MDH Cites Trinity Care Center after Failing to Provide CPR for Resident in Distress
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Trinity Care Center was neglected when the alleged perpetrator failed to act on the resident’s full code status, which resulted in the resident having a respiratory/cardiac event and passing away.
Trinity Care Center Failed to Provide Needed CPR – Cited for Neglect
Neglect was substantiated. The AP was responsible for the maltreatment. The AP failed to check the resident’s code status and initiate emergency services when the resident went unresponsive, was not breathing, and became pulseless.
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There was another MDH Substantiated Neglect Finding for medication theft at Trinity Care Center.
A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.
The state of Minnesota has several resources for residents and providers, including resident bill of rights for nursing homes, bill of rights for hospice, information for assisted living facilities and supervised living facilities.If you are interested in viewing facility and provider complaint and survey findings they are available on the MDH website. You can also use the MDH website to verify a facility license or professional credentials. There is also a link to check the Nursing Assistant Registry.The MDH website also includes information that is meant for providers but is very helpful for caregivers and residents as well. There are nursing home training videos, nursing assistant training information, and information on the Case Mix Review, and federal nursing home regulation resources.If you are looking for a nursing home facility or elder care provider the MDH offers information on how to find a facility. The website allows you to look for a provider based on the type of care or facility needed and by city, county and provider name.
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