Benedictine Living Community of Winstead Abuse Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 3rd March 2015
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Abuse-Exploitation-Drug Diversion, Benedictin Living Community of Winstead

Benedictine Living Community of Winstead Complaint Findings for Abuse

In a report concluded on October 2, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Benedictine Living Community of Winstead for abuse-exploitation-drug diversion.

It is alleged that a client was exploited when a staff, alleged perpetrator (AP), took the client’s narcotic medication for his/her own use.

Substantiated Allegation of Financial Exploitation Against Benedictine Living Community of Winstead

Based on a preponderance of evidence, the allegation of financial exploitation is substantiated.  The alleged perpetrator (AP) admitted to taking two of the client’s narcotic tablets for his/her own use.

The client’s service plan included medication administration.  The client had physical orders for two tablets of Lortab (Hydrocodone 5 mg / Acetaminophen 500 mg) to be administered every night and one to two tablets as needed up to three times per day.

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 physical abuse, financial abuse or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at



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