Clayco Care Center Cited By MDH for Financial Abuse Exploitation

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 15th March 2016
Clayco Care Center Barnesville Cited by MDH After a Staff Member Took Resident's Checks for Own Use

Clayco Care Center
Barnesville Cited by MDH After a Staff Member Took Resident’s Checks for Own Use

Clayco Care Center Complaint For Financial Exploitation

In a report concluded on February 12, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Clayco Care Center with an allegation that the a resident was financially exploited when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took the resident’s checks and credit cards for his/her own use.

Based upon a preponderance of the evidence financial exploitation is substantiated.  The AP took the resident’s blank checks in his/her own room.  According to the resident, s/he received a call from a bank at another community.  The AP was at the bank attempting to cash a check for $300.00 made out to the AP.  Although the resident did not recognize the AP by name, the resident recognized a description of the AP as an employee of the facility.  The resident denied writing the check to the AP.  The bank contacted the police.   Review of the police report confirm that the AP attempted to cash a check for $300.00 from the resident’s bank account.  The AP was in possession of two additional blank checks from the resident’s account.

Review of the police report confirmed the AP attempted to cash a check for $300.00 for the resident’s bank account.  The AP was in possession of two additional blank checks from the resident’s account.

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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