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St. Peter Regional Treatment Center Fined

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Department of Human Services fines The SaintPeter Regional Treatment Center one thousand dollars for the substantiatedmaltreatment of a vulnerable adult.

The report from D-H-S says on July 29th, apatient was discharged when staff failed to file a report to the court toextend the patient's commitment.

Facility staff dropped the vulnerable adultoff at a homeless shelter.

That contradicts the Center's Dischargepolicy of ensuring community placement that supported transition, andidentified resources that directly related to the continuing needs of thepatient.

The report says no further action is neededfollowing the fine.