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Grand Rapids Evergreen Terrace nursing home neglects resident, death

By | Evergreen Terrace, Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Neglect, Wrongful Death

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Evergreen Terrace, a nursing home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that a resident was neglected when the facility’s employee transferred the resident in a manner not in accordance…

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Neglect of Resident by St. Mark’s Nursing Home in Austin, Minnesota Causes Fracture

By | Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Mechanical Misuse, Neglect, St. Marks Lutheran Home

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that St. Mark’s Lutheran Home’s nursing staff transferred a resident in a manner not in accordance with the resident’s care plan,…

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Mark Kosieradzki Quoted in Article about Nursing Home Blamed in Resident’s Fatal Fall

By | Firm News, Firm News, Fracture Injuries, Maple Manor Healthcare & Rehab, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Mechanical Misuse, Neglect, Wrongful Death

A article by investigative reporter, Chris Serres, published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reveals: Maple Manor Health Care & Rehabilitation, a nursing home in Rochester, Minnesota, was found responsible for neglect after it failed to properly maintain mechanical lifts, causing a resident to fall from a harness and die in March.  Click here…

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Neglect Results in Death at Nursing Home in Rochester, Minnesota

By | Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Maple Manor Healthcare & Rehab, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Neglect, Wrongful Death

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Maple Manor Health and Rehab nursing home in Rochester, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the department alleging that a resident of the facility fell and broke her neck. This later resulted in the resident’s…

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Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills Resident Injured During Neglectful Transfer

By | Facilities, Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Neglect, Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills in Arden Hills, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department of Health alleging that neglect occurred when a staff, the alleged perpetrator (AP), pivot-transferred a resident instead of using…

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Neglectful Care at the Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt Injures Nursing Home Resident

By | Benedictine Health System, Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt, Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently substantiated a finding of resident neglect at the Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt nursing home in St. Paul, Minnesota.  [Report no. H5255035] The MDH determined that an employee of the facility violated the resident’s care plan while transferring the resident. As a result,…

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Yet Another Finding of Neglect at the Red Wing Health Center

By | Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Mechanical Lift Misuse, Medication Errors, Neglect, Red Wing Health Center

On January 3, 2011 the Minnesota Department of Health revised an investigative report on a substantiated claim of neglect on the part of Red Wing Health Center.  [Report no H5223045] The neglect occurred when the facility failed to respond to one of its resident’s decline in health.  From the middle…

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