Home health care worker accused of stealing jewelry from Affton patient

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by Sharon Reed / News 4

KMOV.com

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 13 at 10:36 AM

 (KMOV) – A home health care worker was accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from an Affton woman.

Prosecutors say Cecilia Woods, 36, is facing multiple charges after reportedly stealing nearly $33,000 worth of jewelry from the victim’s home.

News 4’s Sharon Reed spoke with an in-home health care expert to find out how to make sure a person hired to go into an elderly person’s home is trustworthy.

Ann Bannes is the Vice President at Senior Solutions, an agency which has been around for 50 years taking care of about 1,500 seniors around the St. Louis area.

Click the video player to see her full report. 

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