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Blaine Assisted Living Facility Neglects Resident’s Need for Medication

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Blaine White Pine, an assisted living facility in Blaine, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that a client failed to receive a prescribed medication for one month. It is also alleged that the staff responsible for the medication was not adequately trained. The MDH investigated the matter and found that the client, who has been diagnosed with dementia, depression, recurrent urinary tract infections, and coronary artery disease, did not receive their prescribed mirtazapine for 30 days.  The MDH determined that the facility is responsible for of the facility’s resident.  [Case no. HL26857003]

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