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The Wellstead of Rogers

Assisted living facility leaves patient, 90, in the sun

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 17, 2014

A 90-year-old is in critical condition after being left outside in over 100 degree heat for three hours by his caretakers, according to NBC News. Staff at The Aristocrat, an assisted living facility in Naples, Florida, wheeled the resident outside in the afternoon, where he suffered from overexposure after being neglected. “Within an hour or so a person can go from heat cramps to heat stroke,” Chief Walter Kopka of Collier Emergency Medical Services told NBC News. The 90-year-old went… Read More →

The Wellstead of Rogers Neglected Resident on Numerous Occasions, MDH Report Finds

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 13, 2014

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at The Wellstead of Rogers assisted living facility in Rogers, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that medication was not dispensed to residents in the appropriate way. Additionally, it is alleged that the resident received the wrong medication and that the facility did not address symptoms of a UTI. The department investigated the matter and found that a review of the medication errors between… Read More →

MDH Confirms Neglect Resulting in Hospitalization at Rogers, MN Assisted Living Facility

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 10, 2014

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at The Wellstead of Rogers in Rogers, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that a resident of the facility was left outside unattended by staff members in 90-degree weather. The department investigated the matter and found that the resident, who is a client of the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm, was left outside in a secure courtyard for an unknown amount of time. As temperatures… Read More →

Star-Tribune reports on Rogers, MN assisted Living Facility that Neglected Resident, Resulted in Heatstroke and Permanent Damage

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 6, 2014

In March 2014, the Star Tribune reported that a resident at The Wellstead of Rogers was left unattended by staff members outside in a secure courtyard. Temperatures outside reached 91 degrees. The resident had a documented history of cognitive impairment and decline. The resident was not allowed “to go outside alone.” State investigators determined that on the date of the incident, the facility was understaffed [H120700016] The nurse on duty was covering for another unit in the facility that was… Read More →