Furness House Maplewood Complaint Findings for Exploitation
In a report concluded on July 1, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Furness House Maplewood for exploitation by other.
It is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when a staff member, alleged perpetrator (AP) used the funds of seven residents without permission.
Substantiated Allegation of Financial Exploitation Against Staff Member At Furness House Maplewood
Based on a preponderance of evidence financial exploitation occurred when the AP used the clients’ debit cards and petty cash for personal use. The withdrawal amounts total: Client #1: $3252.31, Client #2: $1108.38, Client #3: $1344.90, Client #4: $3557.45, Client #5: $3073.51, Client #6: $4101.80, and Client #7: $2354.97.
The AP stated the purchases made were for clients and the receipts were on file at the facility. The AP denied using the clients’ debit cards or petty cash for personal use.
Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect if Seen at Furness House Maplewood
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.