Nursing Home Social Worker Pleaded Guilty to Stealing From Resident

A woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for theft totaling nearly $30,000. The woman stole the money from a resident at the nursing home where she was employed.

The state's Attorney General says that the 47-year-old former nursing home employee, was sentenced recently for grant theft. The woman pleaded guilty to the charge last month in order to receive a lighter sentence.

Officials say the woman admitted to taking money from a resident of the nursing home. The employee worked at the facility as a social worker. She was ordered to pay $28,754.88 restitution, which she paid at her sentencing hearing. 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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