|Facility: COLORADO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE AT PUEBLO-PSYCH
Date of Occurrence: 12/6/2015
Report Timely: Yes
Type of Occurrence: Misappropriation of Property
DESCRIPTION OF OCCURRENCE:
On 12/06/15 a male patient, in his 20s, reported he was missing $3.00.
The facility conducted an internal investigation and notified the hospital police. This patient stated he was sorting his money in his room and left for a brief moment. When the patient returned, he noticed $3.00 was gone. The patient believed it was stolen. The patient did not see anyone in his room. A search was conducted and the money was not found. Patients were reminded to keep their money secure.
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 the next survey.
Sent to Facility: 2/16/2016
FACILITY COMMENT: Following receipt of the above summary, no additional comments were submitted by the facility.
Released to Public: 2/26/2016