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Minnesota Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing home abuse is an epidemic and our blog is designed to inform on nursing home abuse cases, nursing home abuse resources, and legal options for families of loved ones who have suffered from nursing home abuse or neglect.

Volunteers of America Nurse Steals Pain Meds

Yet another report on a caregiver who got caught stealing patients’ pain medication in Minnesota. In this case, according to a December 2nd Star Tribune report, a nurse employed by Volunteers of America of Minnesota stole about 440 Percocet pills…

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Volunteers of America Nurse Steals Pain Meds

Yet another report on a caregiver who got caught stealing patients’ pain medication in Minnesota.  In this case, according to a December 2nd Star Tribune report, a nurse employed by Volunteers of America of Minnesota stole about 440 Percocet pills from…

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Careless Nursing Home Staff Kill Resident

Two nursing assistants failed to properly strap a Minnesota nursing home resident into a mechanical lift, who fell from the suspended lift and suffered fatal head injuries, according to an investigation by the Minnesota Department of Health.  She was a resident of…

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Owatonna Care Center Messes Up Medications

The Star Tribune reports that a resident of an Owatonna nursing home deprived its resident of crucial anxiety drug (lorazepam) for 10 days.  Then the nursing home gave the resident 10 times the prescribed dosage.  The resident died the next day. According to an investigation by the…

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