17 Nursing Home Workers Face Charges For Treatment Of Bedridden Patient Caught On Camera

A group of 17 nursing home workers faced sentencing for after pleading guilty to misdemeanors or violations.  The charges came after a hidden camera investigation revealed the abuse of a bedridden patient. The charges were considered felonies, until the workers pled guilty one after the other, until all 17 employees admitted fault.

The employees included a registered nurse, seven licensed practical nurses, and nine certified nursing aides. Only one worker faced jail time, while the rest received community service.  The sentencing also includes required education programs for other nursing home workers.  For more, read the story.

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.


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