Nurse Leaves Job After 4 Months When Concerns for Elderly Neglect Are Dismissed

A woman concerned with neglect of the elderly says that she was dismissed by a manager that was “abrupt and unprofessional”.  A trial is underway and the jury has heard how one man and three women were said to be suffering pressure sores after a police raid in October 2011. The nurse testifying says the manager was not fully attentive to the residents.

The nurse only worked at the home for 3 months, after raising concerns about the resident care.  After four months of working at the home, she tendered her resignation as she could not continue to work for the home when her concerns for the care of the residents was in her mind ignored. For more, read the story.

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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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