Test your knowledge
Let's try another example. Read the situation and answer the question below.
A resident’s care plan indicates that the resident is not to be left unsupervised on the side of the bed because of her poor sitting balance. The resident is left sitting on the side of the bed while the nursing assistant left the room quickly to get a clean towel and washcloth. The resident falls and sustains a fracture of her humerus.
Is this incident reportable? Click the button next to the correct answer.
Yes, the incident should be reported to the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center(MAARC/CEP).
No, the incident does not need to be reported to the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center(MAARC/CEP).