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Bigfork Valley Communities’ Neglect Causes First-Degree Burns to Resident’s Face

By | Bigfork Valley Communities, Burns, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Bigfork Valley Communities, a nursing home in Bigfork, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that neglect occurred when staff failed to ensure the resident’s oxygen was removed before the resident lit his/her…

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ManorCare’s Failure to Protect Resident Results in Fatal Burns and Thermal Exposure

By | Burns, ManorCare, Neglect, Wrongful Death

NBC News reports that a 93-year-old nursing home resident died after being left in the scorching sun. According to the report, federal records reveal that ManorCare left Alfonso Jansen unattended in a courtyard for 3 hours and 45 minutes, during which time the temperature rose to 88 degrees.  According to the…

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Jones Harrison Residence Neglects Resident

By | Burns, Facilities, Jones Harrison Residence, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Jones Harrison Residence in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that neglect occurred when a resident received blisters to her left forearm when coffee was spilled. The Department investigated the matter…

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