Nursing Home Rape Under Investigation

A nursing home is taking steps to identify a potential rapist among its staff after an incident with a patient by resubmitting background checks on its staff and cancelling all shifts for male employees. Police were alerted to an alleged rape the morning after the incident occurred. The victim was taken to the emergency room for treatment.

With 3 million individuals living in nursing homes, two thirds of the total population are women. Of the abuse that occurs in the homes, 7% of abuse crimes are sexual abuse. 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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