Former Nursing Home Employee Sentenced to Jail for Attempted Sexual Abuse of Resident

The former employee of a nursing home has been sentenced one to three years in jail for elder abuse. The 41-year-old man learned his sentence during a hearing last week.

According to the criminal compliant, another employee at the facility caught the man attempting to sexually assault an 81-year-old, incapacitated, female patient. When confronted, the complaint says the employee exited the building by jumping through a window. He was found and arrested, and later confessed to the incident. Last month, he pleaded guilty to attempting to commit a felony. 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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