The payee indicates that they receive their mother's benefits. The payee cashes the
checks and turns the full amount over to the nursing home (their mother's custodian).
The nursing home takes care of all his mother's needs and gives her $10 a week for
The payee is acting as a conduit for the nursing home. The payee is not exercising
control over the funds, cannot accurately account for their use and is in no way verifying
that the nursing home is providing for his mother's needs. Development is necessary
to question the use of the benefits and determine whether a change of payee is needed.