|Facility: COLORADO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE AT PUEBLO-PSYCH
Date of Occurrence: 4/17/2015
Report Timely: Yes
Type of Occurrence: Missing Person
DESCRIPTION OF OCCURRENCE:
On 04/20/15 a male patient, in his 30s, eloped.
The facility conducted an internal investigation. The facility notified physician and police. The patient was in a substance abuse treatment program. He was not considered to be at risk and and was responsible for himself. He was determined to be missing after a 9:30 p.m. wellness check. A search was conducted but he was not located. The patient had a history of elopement and will not be re-admitted to the program until the issue of elopement is addressed.
The Department reviewed the facility's report and supplemental documentation and found that the facility acted appropriately by reporting the occurrence, notifying the appropriate persons and agencies and conducting a search and investigation.
The Department will review this occurrence prior to any survey or upon receipt of any complaint that may be filed against this facility.
Sent to Facility: 5/1/2015
FACILITY COMMENT: Following receipt of the above summary, no additional comments were submitted by the facility.
Released to Public: 5/13/2015