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The Legends At Heritage Place employee sexually abused three residents

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 16, 2015

Three residents of The Legends At Heritage Place senior residence in central Minnesota were molested by a female employee on multiple occasions last winter, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. [Case no. HL28073005] The victims are two females and one male, all with dementia. The Star Tribune reports: “The caregiver was suspended when the incidents first came to the attention of administrators and was fired soon thereafter, said Roman Bloemke, director of operations for Hutchinson-based Welcome Home Health Care Inc., which operates The… Read More →

Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst staffing ratings

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 16, 2014

The U.S. Government provides quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide. Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” data base has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Medicare has rated the staffing at the following eight Minnesota nursing homes as “Much Below Average” (the worst rating): Faribault Care Center, a 55-bed for-profit facility in Faribault, Minnesota, which also received a “Much Below Average” overall rating. Golden LivingCenter –… Read More →

Accessible Space, Inc.’s assisted living facility neglect deprives resident of anti-seizure medication and causes resident’s death

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

July 22, 2014

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the ASI Metro 4, aka Accessible Space, Inc., an assisted living facility in St. Paul, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that neglect occurred when the facility’s resident did not receive prescribed medications for nine days, resulting in a seizure. The MDH investigated the matter and found that neglect occurred when the client missed 19 doses of a Phenobarbital, a scheduled anticonvulsant medication,… Read More →