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Clogged Breathing Tubes

By | Uncategorized

A resident’s breathing tube must be kept open and unclogged in order to ensure sufficient oxygen to the brain. A tracheostomy tube is an artificial airway that is inserted directly into the trachea through a small incision in the neck. A patient may require a tracheostomy tube to relieve mechanical…

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Choking

By | Choking

For elders with a physical or mental disability, choking is a very real danger. Because many elders have difficulty swallowing, it’s the duty of a nursing home to properly supervise and provide assistance when eating, and to determine which foods are safest to eat. When somebody chokes, their brain is…

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Richfield Health

By | Extendicare, Facilities

Richfield Health is a 126-bed nursing home in Richfield, MN owned and operated by the Extendicare corporation. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, Richfield Health is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Allegations of abuse or neglect in violation of these…

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Burns

By | Uncategorized

Too many nursing home residents suffer scald burns as a result of dangerously hot water in bathtubs, showers or sitz baths. Thermal burns also occur with the misuse of hot packs. These injuries often occur because nursing homes are understaffed, the nursing home staff is not competent, or the facility…

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Bedrails

By | Uncategorized

Siderails are designed to prevent a resident from falling out of bed, but they often do more harm than good. Residents can fall and be injured while trying to climb over the siderails, or worse, they can die from asphyxiation by getting trapped between the mattress and the rail. Siderails…

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Robbinsdale Rehab and Care

By | Extendicare, Facilities

Robbinsdale Rehabilitation and Care is a 123-bed nursing home in Robbinsdale, MN owned and operated by the Extendicare corporation. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, Robbinsdale Rehabilitation and Care is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Allegations of abuse or neglect…

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Rose of Sharon Manor

By | Extendicare, Facilities

Rose of Sharon Manor is a 77-bed nursing home in Roseville, MN owned and operated by the Extendicare corporation. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, Rose of Sharon Manor is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations and is subject to investigations…

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Bed/Pressure Sores

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A pressure sore (also referred to as a decubitus ulcer, pressure ulcer or bed sore) is any lesion caused by unrelieved pressure resulting in the damage of underlying tissue. It is a circumscribed area at which cutaneous tissue has been destroyed because of the restriction of blood flow to the…

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Park Health and Rehabilitation

By | Extendicare

Park Health and Rehabilitation is a 93-bed nursing home in St. Louis Park, MN owned and operated by the Extendicare corporation. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, Park Health and Rehabilitation is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Allegations of abuse…

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Texas Terrace Care

By | Extendicare

Texas Terrace Care Center is a 139-bed nursing home in St. Louis Park, MN owned and operated by the Extendicare corporation. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, Texas Terrace Care Center is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Allegations of abuse…

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