Nursing Home Patient Wandering Death

A nursing home patient suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s was found dead about a half mile from his nursing home facility.  The patient wandered from the home and was wearing only his hospital gown and pajama pants. The body was located in some woods about 8 hours after he was noticed to be missing.  A cause of death has not yet been released, however, the weather conditions included rain and temperatures in the 40s.  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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