Seminary Home Red Wing Complaint Findings for Exploitation
In a report concluded on November 14, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Seminary Home Red Wing for exploitation by staff.
It is alleged that exploitation occurred when a staff took several residents’ narcotic medication.
Substantiated Complaint Against Seminary Home Red Wing for Drug Diversion
Based on a preponderance of evidence financial exploitation did occur when the alleged perpetrator (AP) took three residents prescription medications (narcotics) for his/her own use. The AP admitted to taking one Dilaudid, one Oxycodone on one occasion from three different residents. The AP admitted to taking multiple doses of Oxycodone from one resident over three months, while working the night shift.
Resident #1 has chronic pain. Resident #1’s prescribed narcotics were OxyContin 20 mg twice a day, Norco 5/325 three times per day and Tramadol 50 mg every six hours as needed. Resident #2’s diagnoses include osteoarthritis and generalized pain. Resident #3 has chronic pain. Resident #3’s prescribed narcotics with Dilaudid 2 mg tablets, one or two tablets every six hours as needed.
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.