Five Nursing Home Employees Arrested on Elder Abuse and Neglect Charges

The State Bureau of Investigation has arrested five former certified nursing assistants at a nursing home over allegations of mistreatment of dependent adults. According to a news release, the five people were indicted by a grand jury earlier this month. On Monday and Tuesday the individuals were arrested.

Three of the individuals were indicted on two counts of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependent adult. The other two individuals were indicted on charges of failing to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependent adult. According to the FBI, the individuals were accused of using syringes to squirt water at residents to irritate them. 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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