Talk about an unnecessary tragedy! A 76 year old Alzheimer’s patient wandered away from an Indiana nursing home and was found last week …frozen to death. The nursing home, Bradner Village Health Care, is located near Marion, Indiana. The primary cause of the resident’s death was hypothermia. Read the fully story here.
Nursing homes must have working alarms on all exits – there is no excuse!
Nursing homes must have enough trained staff to respond immediately to a door alarm!
Nursing homes must have nightly procedures for accounting for all residents!
Is your mother or father in a safe nursing home? Better ask these questions.