WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Hospital Fined For Abuse Of Mentally Ill Patients

View Comments

CBS Minnesota (con't)

Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSMinnesota.com/ACA

Health News & Information: CBSMinnesota.com/Health

Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Donut Hijinks Close Out Natalie
  2. 4 Things To Know From August 29, 2014
  3. Best Of Minnesota: Tastiest Cool Treat At The Fair
  4. Iggy At TCF Stadium, Joan Rivers Hospitalized
  5. Scientists May Have Figured Out 'Sailing Rocks' Mystery

ST. PETER, Minn. (WCCO) – A Minnesota hospital has been fined and placed on conditional status after accusations of workers abusing two mentally ill patients.

The complaint centers around Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, which houses the state’s most dangerous mentally ill patients who have been committed by the court.

In one case, a patient was forced to sleep on a concrete slab for 25 nights.

The latest findings and violations were released on Thursday. According to the Star Tribune, the employees accused in the abuse are still working at the hospital.

The state handed down the highest fine it could — $2,200 — and the hospital’s license was placed on conditional status for two years.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,815 other followers