Supervisor Attempted to Cover Up Abuse of Mentally Disabled Nursing Home Resident

According to the state attorney general's office a mentally disabled nursing home resident was hit on the head several times by an aide at the facility. After the incident, the aide's supervisor allegedly tried to cover up the incident.

Both have plead guilty to misdemeanor charges relating to the abuse and the cover up. The two former nursing home employees lost their licenses and may never work in the healthcare field again, said the attorney general's office. The facility has not been cited in connection with the incident. 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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