Elderly Nursing Home Patient Arrested After Beating Two Women At Facility

Another sad story regarding a violent outburst in a nursing home was reported this week. Police have reported that a 73-year-old male nursing home resident was charged with assault after beating to women at the facility with his cane.

According to police, the elderly man struck a woman in the mouth with his cane after he accused her of stealing his money. The blow knocked the woman down and the man continued to beat her. Another woman stepped in to assist but the man began beating her in the head. Both woman required hospitalization for their injuries. The male resident was also hospitalized for a minor injury, however, he is now in police custody. 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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