MINNEAPOLIS - State investigators say a nurse mistakenly gave a short-term resident at a New Hope, Minnesota, nursing home a dose of
The investigation by the state Department of Health found that North Ridge had no system to detect changes in how powerful painkillers and other high-risk medications are administered. The nurse also was blamed for giving the resident the incorrect dosage.
The department fined North Ridge an undisclosed amount. North Ridge officials did not immediately return a phone message to the newspaper seeking comment.