Nursing Home Patient Who Went Missing For More Than 24-Hours Has Been Found Safe

Police have located an elderly dementia patient who was missing for over 24 hours after wandering away from a nursing home. The 86-year-old man went missing on Sunday evening and was not found until sometime Tuesday morning.

The community was notified to keep an eye out for the missing man. The alert indicated that he likes to take long walks. According to officials, the missing nursing home man was found by members of the police department and taken to the hospital for treatment. 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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