Nursing Home Employee Neglected Post-Tracheostomy Care, Resident Dies

One state’s department of health has recently confirmed the probability that neglect occurred in a nursing home facility late last year. In 2018, one resident of that facility died shortly after a tracheostomy procedure. The reports from the state’s department of health verified an employee of the nursing home facility neglected proper medical care following the procedure.

There were also reports from the state’s department of health stating there was insufficient documentation regarding the proper training of that neglectful employee. The employee has since been suspended from work and the facility has conducted an investigation regarding proper training. For more, read the story.