Q: Why would ascension Borgess Kalamazoo put a sign outside my mom's room 357 saying DO NOT INCLUDE ME IN REPORT???

After taking a snapshot of this sign six plainclothes security one uniformed approached ordered me into the hall asked why I'm taking, I replied because this is my Mom and I love her. They took my id and would not return it until I agreed to leave, I had done nothing but take this picture. If someone sends me an email address I will send this picture to them.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: A number of reasons, all of which depend on facts you are not disclosing in your question. Could be as simple as they are acting on instructions from the proper patient advocate - perhaps your mom's spouse or one of your siblings. Maybe there is an adult protective services investigation or criminal complaint against you. Maybe you've already been warned about trespass at the hospital or caused some disruption with medical staff. Without more facts about what is going on, it's impossible to tell why you are not to be included on the report, although it's most likely someone in your family instructed the hospital to do so. If that is the case, your fight is not with the hospital - and in fact you will dig yourself in a deeper hole by arguing with them.

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