Contact us now
(763) 746-7800

Category

Fracture Injuries

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

Golden LivingCenter Lake Ridge Nursing Home Neglect of PICC-Line Care Causes Infection and Hospitalization

By | Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Golden LivingCenter, Golden LIvingCenter Lake Ridge, Neglect, Sepis / Infection

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Golden Livingcenter Lake Ridge nursing home in Roseville, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that one of the facility’s residents did not have her PICC-line (peripherally inserted central catheter) dressing changed which…

Read More

Details about the Golden LivingCenter–Lake Ridge Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Fracture Injuries, Golden LivingCenter, Neglect

This 175-bed nursing home was cited with 3 health deficiencies and 2 complaints and facility-reported incidents, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual inspection. These include the Golden LivingCenter–Lake Ridge facility’s: Failure to try and resolve each resident’s complaints quickly; Failure to store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean…

Read More

Details about the Pioneer Care Center Nursing Home in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

By | Fracture Injuries, Mechanical Misuse, Neglect, Pioneer Care Center

This 105-bed nursing home received a “below average” for its Health Inspection rating, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual report. These include Pioneer Care Center’s: Failure to have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident’s well being; Failure to conduct initial and periodic assessments…

Read More

Details about the Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt, Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Neglect

This 125-bed nursing home received a “below average” for both its Overall and Health Inspection ratings, according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. Cerenity Care Center on Humboldt was cited with several health deficiencies, including the facility’s: Failure to let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly; Failure…

Read More

Details about the Westwood Health Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Fracture Injuries, Westwood Health Care Center

This 105–bed nursing home received a “below average “ for its Health Inspections rating, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual inspection. Westwood Health Care Center was cited with several health deficiencies, including: Failure to hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents, or report and investigate any…

Read More

Colonial Manor Cited for Neglect Resulting in Resident’s Fractured Hip

By | Colonial Manor Nursing Home, Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lakefield, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that a resident fell from his wheelchair, resulting in a right hip fracture. The MDH investigated the matter and found…

Read More

Improper Use of Hoyer Lift at Lutheran Care Center Fractures Resident’s Hip

By | Falls & Trauma, Fracture Injuries, Lutheran Care Center, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that while transferring a resident with a Hoyer lift, a nursing assistant failed to cross the leg straps resulting in…

Read More