Nursing Home Worker Cited For Three Felony Counts For Abusing Three Patients

A nursing home employee has been cited for slapping three elderly adults at a nursing home ages 89, 79, and 73. A co-worker witnessed two of the patients being slapped by the nurse. The third patient’s abuse was identified upon further investigation.

The nurse was slapping them and moving them around roughly when she wanted them to move. She has been cited on suspicion of three felony counts of abusing a vulnerable adult and three counts of misdemeanor assault. 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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