In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client was exploited when the alleged perpetrator took narcotic medications from the client’s apartment.
Apple Valley Villa Resident Victim of Drug Theft
Based on a preponderance of the evidence, financial exploitation occurred when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took a client’s oxycodone and tramadol tablets.
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Apple Valley Villa Staff Member Steals Pain Medication
There are many forms of elder abuse and neglect. Having medications stolen or pain killers taken by staff is a common problem which has many negative outcomes. The resident is without much needed medication and the staff member is not able to care for the resident if they are taking narcotic medications. This leads to new and different injuries such as falls, fractures, sores, infections and more.
Report Suspected Elder Abuse
If you suspect elder or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse contact the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-844-880-1574.
If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.