CNA Faces Court For Abuse Of Nursing Home Patient

A certified nursing assistant who allegedly abused a nursing home patient suffering from dementia is now facing court.  The CNA was observed by a co-worker holding the door shut and the victim had bruises on her arms and wrists.  Another co-worker also participated holding the door shut so the patient could not leave the room while the abuse took place.

The abuse incident was caught on video surveillance, confirming what took place. The assistant district attorney on the case had this to say, “Not only did he restrain her in her room, but the way he grabbed her and forced her and pushed her into the room and caused her bruising was uncalled for, For more, read the story.


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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