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2016 Media Coverage of Abuse Reports & Earlier Major Coverage

98-year-old woman dead after walking out of nursing home in ... - KVLY

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Jan 16, 2016 - (KTTC) A 98-year-old woman living at a senior home in Minnesota died after wandering outside in the freezing cold in the middle of the night.


Ramsey County sued by nursing home patient's family – Twin Cities

www.twincities.com/2016/02/.../ramsey-county-sued-by-nursing-home-patients-famil...

Feb 1, 2016 - ... of a Ramsey County-owned Maplewood nursing home who died after ... federal court in Minnesota against the Ramsey County Care Center, ...


Minnesota assisted-living facility sued in resident's 2013 ...

www.grandforksherald.com/.../3939245-minnesota-assisted-living-facility-sued-reside...

Feb 3, 2016 - A West Duluth assisted-living facility failed to protect a 74-year-old, dementia- stricken client who died after wandering away from the residence ...


Civil rights claim asserted in nursing home death – Minnesota Lawyer

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Feb 4, 2016 - One Sunday almost three years ago, Theresa Rotter, an 88-year-old resident at the Ramsey County Care Center, was served a lunch of baked ..


Minnesota Nursing Home Resident's Burn Leads to Death and ...

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The Minnesota Department of Health has released its findings on the death of 91- year- old nursing home resident Mary C. Harris: the conclusions should send a ...


Mahnomen nursing home's narcotic overdose kills resident - MN ...

www.mn-nursinghomeabuse.com/.../mahnomen-nursing-homes-narcotic-overdose-kil...

Apr 6, 2016 - The resident died less than two hours later. ... A second nurse at the nursing home verified that what was drawn up in the syringe matched the …


KARE 11 Investigates: Nursing home complaints kept secret | KARE11 ...

www.kare11.com/news/investigations/kare...nursing-home-complaints.../442690148

Her case is one of thousands of reports of possible abuse and neglect at Minnesota nursing homes that aren't investigated by the state's Department of Health.


Police Identify Man Who Died After Sun Exposure At Nursing Home ...

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May 2, 2016 - Police Identify Man Who Died After Sun Exposure At Nursing Home ... A 65-year- old man, who died Saturday from cardiac failure, was staying ... So after much agonizing, his family checked him into a Minnesota nursing home.


Nursing home cited for neglect in patient's death | Minnesota 93

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May 12, 2016 - A Minnesota nursing home has been cited for neglect in the death of a ... says the patient developed blood clots in the brain and died of a ...


Transcription error leads to resident death, citation for MN nursing home

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May 12, 2016 - This incident marked the second time is just over a month that a Minnesota nursing home has been cited for a resident's death following a ...


Hopkins Nursing Home Cited for Neglect in Patient's Death | KSTP.com

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May 12, 2016 - A Minnesota nursing home has been cited for neglect in the death of a patient given the wrong medication. Details of a state Department of ...


Death of patient at Hopkins nursing home linked to medication error ...

www.startribune.com/death-of-patient-at-hopkins-nursing-home...to.../379071691/

May 11, 2016 - Death of patient at Hopkins nursing home linked to medication error. It's the latest in a spate of safety violations at Golden Living facilities. For the second time in just over a month, a Minnesota nursing home has been cited for neglect in the case of a patient who died after a medical transcription error.


Transcript Error Lead to Nursing Home Resident's Death

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May 23, 2016 - A Minnesota nursing home resident died after a transcription error left her without her blood-thinning medication for nine days.


Neglect occurred in Detroit Lakes group home death, state report says ...

https://www.mprnews.org/story/.../detroit-lakes-vulnerable-adult-death-neglect-found

May 25, 2016 - Neglect occurred in Detroit Lakes group home death, state report says ... according to a Minnesota Department of Human Services Office of ... had known about the vulnerable adult's medical problems and that nursing staff ...


Transcription Errors Leads to Nursing Home Death - The Bell Law Firm

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Jun 1, 2016 - The death of a Minnesota nursing home resident in October 2015 was found to have been caused by a transcription error.


Social media abuse of nursing home residents often goes unchecked ...

https://www.mprnews.org/.../npr-social-media-abuse-nursing-home-residents-uncheck...

Jul 14, 2016 - She remains eligible to work in any nursing home in the state. ... But the pathway to report elder abuse isn't straightforward, particularly for ...


MN Department of Health: Staff at a Cannon Falls nursing home to ...

www.wkow.com/.../mn-department-of-health-staff-at-a-cannon-falls-nursing-home-to-bl...

Sep 15, 2016 - State regulators blame Gardens at Cannon Falls nursing home--in the case of a woman who died after choking on a sandwich last November.


State Regulators Say Cannon Falls Nursing Home Inadequately ...

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Sep 15, 2016 - CANNON FALLS, MN (AP) - Minnesota regulators say a Cannon Falls nursing home failed to adequately supervise a resident who died after …


Cannon Falls nursing home is blamed in resident's choking death

Elderly resident who was on a liquid diet choked on a sandwich.

www.startribune.com/state-blames-cannon-falls-nursing-home-after.../393439031/

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 —The Minnesota Department of Health, in findings released Wednesday, said the Gardens at Cannon Falls “did not have an adequate system to ensure cognitively impaired residents on [liquid] diets were adequately supervised.”


Tiny burn ends up killing Iron Range nursing home resident; facility ...

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Oct 11, 2016 - A tiny burn on a nursing home resident's foot, inflicted when she touched a heat ... In the public portions of its findings released Friday, the Minnesota ... in Chisholm for the woman's death, determining that the home “failed to ...


INVESTIGATION: Minnesota Failing to Investigate Nursing Home ...

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Dec 7, 2016 - RELATED: Filing a Complaint with the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center. “It doesn't feel good ... Minnesota Nursing Home Report Card.

Dec 7, 2016 - RELATED: Filing a Complaint with the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center. “It doesn't feel good ... Minnesota Nursing Home Report Card.

Elderly man found dead after wandering from senior apt. | KARE11.com

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Elderly man found dead after wandering from senior apt. | KARE11.com

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Dec 19, 2016 - An elderly man is dead after wandering away from his assisted living apartment ... afternoon the facility released a statement on the death of Thomas LeCloux. ... was found dead near a shopping area in Oak Park Heights, MN.

Hidden "granny cams" spread in popularity as weapon for catching elder abuse

Sisters are on a mission to help families install them.

By Chris Serres Star Tribune, MARCH 14, 2016 — 12:17PM

http://www.startribune.com/hidden-granny-cams-spread-in-popularity-as-weapon-for-catching-elder-abuse/371935611/