Wisconsin camp where Shoreview man went missing faces closure a...

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Accidentally given the wrong drug at her Wisconsin summer camp, Shirley Meade was left to sleep it off, authorities said. Full Story
Deb

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Sep 4, 2008
What was she thinking letting her sleep it off? Didn't she have a procedure in place for medication errors? Did she have an medication administration training at all? That's unbelievable. I work with vulnerable adults, and we have policies in place for medication errors that we are trained in at least yearly. Bad enough that the med error happened in the first place, but to not get her medical care as soon as the error was found is unforgivable.
P T Bull

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Sep 4, 2008
Doesn't look like she has what takes to run the camp, best to close it or sell it to someone who does.
dahlwood

Annandale, MN

#3 Sep 4, 2008
Have there been other errors documented at this camp? It has been there many years and served the residents of many group homes and if this is the first serious problem they have had it sounds like they may have been doing a good job. Or is there more to this story? Doctors make fatal mistakes every day. Their practices don't get shut down until they have made numerous fatal mistakes.
Bobo from Southern MN

Ellsworth, WI

#4 Sep 4, 2008
How sad.
Jeanne

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Sep 4, 2008
"I screwed up" that is all she can say - WOW - nothing like taking responsiblity for your actions!
Lorraine

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Sep 4, 2008
Do you think there was more said then "I screwed up" or do you think that may be what they are choosing to print? Just a thought...
MnRoadsOnly

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Sep 4, 2008
These are Great People at this Camp! This was an Err of Judgement that happens every-Day in Hospitals across america. This Camp has gone the extra mile for years for people with special needs.The media sees red meat for the ratings.
Hugo

Minneapolis, MN

#9 Sep 5, 2008
Well put MnRoadsOnly!!!!!
ooo

Maple Plain, MN

#10 Nov 10, 2008
This is blatant abuse and neglect of a vulnerable adult. I hope the old bitch slowly dies in jail as the guards watch.

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