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Neglect at Augustana Nursing Home Sends Resident to Emergency Room for Head Injury

By | Augustana Health Care Center Minneapolis, Falls & Trauma, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Augustana Health Care Center of Minneapolis, a nursing home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that neglect occurred when a resident fell and sustained a head injury. The resident was non-ambulatory and required total…

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Sexual Abuse of Vulnerable Adults in Minnesota Care Facilities—Part 1

By | Augustana Health Care Center Minneapolis, Cerenity Care Center of White Bear Lake, Extendicare, Golden LivingCenter, Golden LivingCenter of Lynwood, Golden LivingCenter of Lynwood, Good Samaritan Society, Good Samaritan University Special Care, Good Shepherd Home Health Care, Highland Chateau Heath Care Center, Madonna Meadows, Minnesota Heritage House, Minnesota Valley Health Center, Mounds Park Residence, Richfield Care Center, Sexual Abuse, St. Olaf Residence, Texas Terrace Care Center, Westwood Health Care Center

Regarding abuse of vulnerable adults, the Minnesota legislature has declared “that the public policy of this state is to protect adults who, because of physical or mental disability or dependency on institutional services, are particularly vulnerable to maltreatment; to assist in providing safe environments for vulnerable adults; and to provide…

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Details about the Augustana Health Care Center in Minneapolis

By | Augustana Health Care, Augustana Health Care Center Minneapolis, Financial Exploitation, Medication Errors, Neglect, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus, Sexual Abuse

This 268-bed nursing home received a “below average” for both its Overall and Health Inspections ratings, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual report. Compared to the average number of health deficiencies in Minnesota (6.8), Augustana Health Care Center of Minneapolis received 9 deficiencies, including the facility’s: Failure to hire only people…

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