Update: has been aggressive, destructive. Feeling helpless. With Rule 20 assessment, not fit to have charges brought. Due to have another Rule 20 assessment in December. Has some past felonies.
Patient presented to the ER from out of state due to being kicked out of residential treatment for elopements and aggression towards staff and peers. She was boarded in the ER for a significant amount of time before being admitted to the mental health unit for boarding. Patient has CHIPS case though parents are actively involved in her care. Patient has an extremely high risk of elopement and has a history of being sexually trafficked while on elopement. Patient struggles with conduct, low academic performance, and history of aggression. She has had 2 rule 20 assessments and was found incompetent. Patient has been declined from PRTF’s from over 25 states.
The patient presented to the ER for the second time on 8/22 via law enforcement for aggressive behavior after she assaulted a staff member at the group home and attempted to bite, throw things, and hit staff upon arrival to the ER resulting in restraints and IM Zyprexa. She had been in the ER earlier in the day after intentionally swallowing a rock in an attempt to get out of her group home and was subsequently discharged back to her group home following psychiatric assessment. Of note, she presented to the ER 3 additional times over the week prior to admission for similar presentations and is well known to the ER due to multiple presentations of pseudoseizures, aggression, and suicide ideation.
She was admitted to the unit after her group home provided a suspension of services notice with the requirement of medication adjustment to be completed in order to return to the group home. Medication adjustments were made, and she has been psychiatrically and physically stable since at least October though she is not able to return to her group home until additional staff are hired and trained. The patient is beginning to decompensate with the prolonged length of hospitalization.
Patient was adopted 2 years prior from Bulgaria. Initially, patient had very odd behaviors. For example, he would like his adoptive dad to be present in the bathroom when he went to the bathroom and showered. Parents state his behaviors have escalated. He has tried to masturbate the dog. He draws pictures of men with erections. He has exposed his genitals to his siblings. Purposefully incontinent of stool at tines. He has killed a Chinchilla and possibly several cats. He has tried to strangle the dog. They found sharp objects including a razor and sharp screwdriver under the bed. He did cut the top of his left hand but states this was an accident. Adoptive mom states they have a special needs child and patient has tried to harm this child. Parents are worried about safety within the home.
Primary Recommendation – RTC
-Avanti, referral made, declined
-North Homes, referral made, reviewing, would need county support
-Gerard, referral made, declined
*County Pre Placement Screening scheduled 12/5/23, funding approved, county started QI process
INSURED BY PRIME WEST MA
Presenting Problems: Experiencing school stressors, family dynamic changes, depression, mood lability, SI via ingestion.
Recommendation is RTC-
Avanti -referral made, accepted, can admit next week -just waiting county funding
North Homes- referral made
Gerard- referral made
Presenting Problems: Major Depressive Disorder, PTSD, SI/SIB, Inpatient for the third time this year, has done PHP twice this year
UDPATES TO Discharge Plan 12/5/23:
-Grafton PRTF (PT accepted, could admit 12/20)
-Nexus-East Bethel PRTF (Referral sent, awaiting decision)
Patient was previously at a group home, due to running away and SI/SIB, pt was readmitted to Inpatient. Inpatient hospitalizations 7/8/23-7/28-23, 9/29/23-10/13/23, 10/16/23-Present.
Recommending PRTF. Referred to all.
Cannot return to previous Group Home. Per County, no interim plan available as parents and foster parents are reportedly not an option.
Patient has the following outpatient providers:
CPS Worker/Legal Guardian
Insurance: BCBS MN and MN MA
Patient is presenting to the ED for the following concerns: verbal agitation, suicidal ideation, threats to harm others, property destruction. Patient became upset at school, threw items, and ripped things off of the wall. Patient left school grounds, and police/ambulance were called. Patient has been living with her aunt for the past few months. Patient’s biological mother died when she was an infant, and was abused by a family member who obtained guardianship. Patient makes suicidal and homicidal threats often.
Patient was in the Fairview PHP program earlier this year. She was in the ED in May ’23. Patient no longer has a medication management provider. She has a county CPS worker and a newer case manager. Patient is currently in Equine Therapy 1x/week at Hold Your Horses.
Patient is presenting to the ED for the following concerns: suicidal ideation, depression. Patient reports he tried to kill himself last night by stabbing himself with a dull pencil. Patient reports suicidal and homicidal thoughts that have increased in last two weeks. He has been at North Homes for three months. He was discharged to North Homes after a hospital stay at UMMC in September for SI. At North Homes, the patient escalated and told staff he was suicidal. He took the batteries out of a remote and tried to swallow them. He also tried to stab self with dull pencil. He became combative and needed to be restrained and then kicked staff in chest and tried to kick another staff. Patient then stated he would find each clients personal info and then take pictures of other clients after he killed them and send to parents. Patient told staff he would kill other clients and himself.
Patient reports long history of MH including PTSD, MDD and GAD. Patient has been hospitalized 2 x in past 6 months. Patient reports history of trauma. Patient states he has history of SIB.
This child was previously on the HUB as MCR-M17-2128. Originally admitted 10/12/23, and discharged 11/17/22 to CD group home and eloped within 24hours. Brought back to ED after being found ODing on 12/4/22. Eloped on 12/30 and returned 1/6; attempted to elope again on 2/4 but successfully stopped.
Chemical dependency (fentanyl and meth), suicidal statements when intoxicated. On MI/CD Civil Commitment. Needs locked CD or dual diagnosis residential treatment. County Attorney pressing charges, which may help with JDC placement options.
Patient ran away from Aspen House shelter with three other people. The car that patient and others had taken was stolen, and they crashed into a sign. Patient drove the vehicle to another girl’s house, where the police came. Patient had written a note that implied she was suicidal, and was brought to the ED.
Patient has a history of anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD. She has had numerous ED visits and hospitalizations. Patient has had 4 ED admissions in the past 6 months. Pt was most recently at Prairie Care from 4/9/23-4/27/23. She is currently seeing an individual therapist, a SIBS in home family therapist, and has a Dakota County case manager.