Five Star Alternative Nursing Woodbury Complaint Findings for Exploitation
In a report concluded on June 14, 2011, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Five Star Alternative Nursing Woodbury for exploitation by staff.
The allegation is exploitation based on the following information: Client’s, including client #1 were financially exploited by a staff person, alleged perpetrator, when the AP had clients/families write out checks out in her name for the cost of care. The checks were cashed but not deposited into the agency’s account. In addition some of the clients’ schedule II medications are missing.
Theft from a Client – Five Star Alternative Nursing Woodbury
According to napsa-now.org, financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors and adults with disabilities. Situations of financial exploitation commonly involve trusted persons in the life of the vulnerable adult, such as:
- Family members
- Friends and acquaintances
- Bank employees
- Doctors or nurses
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 at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.