APS was called in, about an accident with a 3rd degree burn that happened months ago now and it is completely healed withe no pain on my patient's part. The skin has discoloration but that's all...... And to add to my patient's problems, her sisters are making a case out of a healed burn and my patient has terrible mental issues with her sisters.
Plus, her sisters had her living in a back room, she was completely filthy, unkempt, and anorexic. One sisters is disabled herself, and the other does not have proper training to care giving and is always out.
The granddaughter of the patient has Power of attorney over her, the patient is living comfortably, with 3 square meals with fruit and snacks, and hydrated with choices of drinks.
Can they still take her and get the worker in charged fired? And can this case be countered for the patient mental and physical wellness?

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The APS worker will want to speak with your patient privately. They will ask a series of questions and make their decision based on the answers they receive and what they observe. All you can do is let them do their job. It's out of your hands at this point. Having been through this I know it's very stressful. I wish all involved the best. If the patient is currently in a good environment and is cognizant of that, there is nothing to worry about. They'll ask questions, make notes and later may or may not follow up with a phone call. It would be better if the Grand daughter can be clear and calm, though it's not easy.
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"The accident was an old and completely healed 3rd degree burn on top of the patient's thigh, the only bad news was the skin has discoloration, but there is no pain on the patient's part."

How is it that you can determine the patient had or has no pain from a third degree burn?

I take it you're the worker/caregiver? And the sisters or someone reported you to APS?

Where is this woman living, and how do you know about the conditions in the home?

I think there's a lot of information missing from your post, especially how this woman got a third degree burn, and if you were caring for her at the time it happened.
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What is your relationship with the patient? Are you a friend? Are you the granddaughter? Are you the caregiver? How in the world did she get a third degree burn? That's pretty serious.

How are you privy to the living conditions while she was in the care of her sister? Where is your patient living currently?

It will be easier to give you some help if you can supply a little more information.
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