Bethesda Gardens agrees to shut down memory care unit in agreement with the State of Indiana

We are learning more about an agreement between Bethesda Gardens in Vigo County and the State of Indiana.

Posted: Apr 4, 2019 1:58 PM
Updated: Apr 5, 2019 10:58 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - We are learning more about an agreement between Bethesda Gardens in Vigo County and the State of Indiana.

We first told you about the resolution on Wednesday.

We have new information about the agreement to settle litigation.

It says the state will continue to have oversight of the facility.

LINK | BETHESDA GARDENS RESIDENT FOUND DEAD OUTSIDE, HYPOTHERMIA RULED AS THE CAUSE

Bethesda agreed to close its memory care unit.

Police said a resident of the memory care unit died over the winter after wandering outside.

The state alleged Bethesda Gardens performed care outside of the legal limit for an unlicensed facility.

Bethesda Gardens had to show it has trained employees on allowed care.

There will also be an unannounced surry of the facility by the end of the year.

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