Elderly Woman Hospitalized with Brain Injury and Dislocated Fingers; Caretaker Arrested

Deputies called to investigate reports of possible elder abuse at the residence of an 88-year-old woman have arrested her caregiver.   

After police arrived, they discovered that the woman had injuries consistent with the reports of abuse. The elderly woman was transported to a local hospital where she was diagnosed with several dislocated fingers and swelling to the brain.

The sheriff's department reported that the elderly woman's caretaker, a 66-year-old woman, has been arrested and booked into jail. 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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