Money Taken From Clients at Medford Senior Care
In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health, dated August 5, 2016, it is alleged that two clients were financially exploited when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took the clients’ money.
Theft from Clients at Medford Senior Care
Based on a preponderance of evidence financial exploitation occurred when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took money from two clients. The AP took $300 from client #1 and between $260-$300 dollars from client #2.
Client #1 received services from the home care provider for activities of daily living, meals, medication administration, transfer assistance, housekeeping, and laundry. Client #2 received services from the home care provider for activities of daily living, meals, medication administration, transfer assistance, housekeeping, and laundry. Both clients were alert and orientated to person, place and time and cognitively intact.
Interview with Client #1 revealed $300 of the client’s cash went missing. The client notified the facility and family.
Interview with Client #2 revealed she had $260 in cash that went missing sometime in March 2016, but could not recall the exact date. The client notified her family member and the facility.
Facility staff notified the police and the common entry point. A police report indicated that the Police interviewed the AP and AP admitted to taking $300 from each client on separate occasions.
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 medication errors, improper use of medical equipment, falls 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.