Director of Nursing Home Issued $250,000 Bond After Neglecting 13 Residents

A judge recently issued a $250,000 bond to the director of an assisted-living facility who allegedly neglected residents. the 68-year-old director of the facility is charged with neglect of a vulnerable adult.

According to an incident report, an  individual from the local Ombudsman's office contacted police on Apr. 5 in regards to the neglect. That ombudsman told police that one of the residents at the facility was in such poor health when she found him, he required hospitalization. The man was treated for severe dehydration, malnutrition, and a subdural hematoma on the back of his head which doctor's said may require surgery.

According to The Department of Health and Human Services, 13 people were living at the facility. The residents all received evaluations to determine if the needed to be hospitalized or sent to another facility. According to records, the director was arrested in 2004 on the same charge at that same facility.  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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