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Mahnomen Health Center employee repeatedly stole patients’ narcotic medication

By | Mahnomen Health Center, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Medication Errors, Neglect, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of narcotic diversion concerns at the Mahnomen Health Center in Mahnomen, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that the nursing home’s staff diverted narcotic medications from residents. The staff member documented controlled substances given to nine residents…

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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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Details about the Crest View Lutheran Home Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Crest View Lutheran Home, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus

This 122-bed nursing home has received below average” ratingsfor both its Overall and Quality Measure Rating, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual report on nursing home facilities. Additionally, the facility received a “much below average” for its Health Inspection rating. Compared to the average number of health deficiencies for Minnesota nursing…

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Details about Extendicare’s Rose of Sharon Manor Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Extendicare, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Medication Errors, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus, Rose of Sharon Manor

This 63-bed nursing home has received a “below average” for both its Staffing and Quality Measure ratings, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual nursing home report. Between April 2010 and August 2012, this nursing home was cited with 15 health deficiencies. These include Rose of Sharon Manor’s: Failure to allow the…

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Details about Extendicare’s Health & Rehabilitation of New Brighton Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Extendicare, Health & Rehabilitation of New Brighton, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Medication Errors, Neglect, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus

This 100-bed nursing home has received a “below average” for both its Overall and Quality Measure ratings, according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. Additionally, the government deemed its Health Inspection Rating to be “much below average.” Compared to the average number of Minnesota nursing home health deficiencies (6.8), this facility…

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Hopkins, Minnesota Golden LivingCenter Ignores Resident’s 40-Pound Weight Loss

By | Golden LivingCenter, Golden LivingCenter Hopkins, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) completed an investigation of neglect concerns at the Golden LivingCenter in Hopkins, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that facility staff failed to provide the resident with adequate care to meet his fluid and nutrition needs and failed to monitor his…

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Duluth Nursing Home Neglects its Resident – Dehydration

By | Benedictine Health System, Malnutrition / Dehydration, Neglect

The Minnesota Department of Health has determined that the Benedictine Health Center in Duluth is responsible for neglecting a resident.  The Department investigated an allegation that a resident of the facility had not been assessed and treated in a timely manner when the resident became less responsive, would not eat or drink and…

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