Staunton Nurse and Administrator Charged with Failing to Report Sexual Abuse Allegations

More charges have been filed in connection with abuse at a Staunton nursing home. A registered nurse and the Administrator of Envoy of Staunton are both facing civil charges following allegations that a male nursing assistant assaulted two female residents.

The two residents have come forward saying that the aide sexually assaulted them at the facility. The charges against the two additional employees are for failing to report possible abuse, neglect or exploitation of a resident to Adult Protective Services (APS). The law requires that nurses and administrators report any allegations of abuse immediately to APS.

According to Police, the registered nurse facing charges has left the area, and has not yet been served with the warrant. The APS investigation of the abuse is ongoing. 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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