Nurse Pleads Guilty to Medication Error, Nursing Home Abuse

A former licensed practical nurse at a nursing home has admitted she abused two patients, requiring one of the two to be hospitalized.

The 46-year-old caregiver pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of felony abuse of a vulnerable adult.

She admitted administering medication that was not necessary to one patient, resulting in pain, suffering and hospitalization of the adult. She also plead guilty to pouring aftershave on the genitals of another patient, resulting in pain and suffering. 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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