Keystone Communities Management Minneapolis Complaint Financial Exploitation
In a report concluded on July 25, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Keystone Communities Management Minneapolis for exploitation by staff -theft.
It is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when a staff, resident assistant, used a client’s credit card without authorization to make purchases of approximately $1300.00.
Substantiated Complaint of Financial Exploitation Against Keystone Communities Management Minneapolis
Based on a preponderance of the evidence financial exploitation did occur. The AP while employed by the facility used the client’s credit card for person use totaling approximately $1300.00 to $1400.00.
The client was not able to manage his/her own finances due to confusion and memory impairments. The client had a power of attorney (POA) who assisted the client to pay for living expenses.
Interviews and documentation indicated that the client’s credit card statement from September 2013 to October 2013 had multiple unauthorized transactions totaling over $700.00 for gas stations, fast food, grocery stores, liquor stores, discount super stores, restaurants, and DVD rentals.
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.