Here is latest MDH report of substantiated neglect against Home Instead Senior Care.
Home Instead Senior Care Duluth Complaint Findings for Exploitation
In a report concluded on May 11, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Home Instead Senior Care Duluth for exploitation by staff theft of ring.
The allegation is financial exploitation based on the following: a staff person, alleged perpetrator (AP) stole Client #1’s ring valued at $8000.00.
Substantiated Complaint of Financial Exploitation Against Home Instead Senior Care Duluth
According to ncea.aoa.org, the National Center on Elder Abuse, financial exploitation is defined as the illegal or improper use of an elder’s funds, property, or assets. Examples include, but are not limited to, cashing an elderly person’s checks without authorization or permission; forging an older person’s signature; misusing or stealing an older person’s money or possessions; coercing or deceiving an older person into signing any document (e.g., contracts or will); and the improper use of conservatorship, guardianship, or power of attorney.
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 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.