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Former Nursing Home Worker Indicted on Sex-Assault Charge

A former nursing assistant has been indicted on sexual-assault charges after being accused of assaulting a mentally disabled patient in his care. The employee worked at a nursing home facility which serves 120 residents. The nursing home employee was accused of sexually assaulting a 69-year-old woman with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. The employee has been indicted of first-degree sexual assault. The elderly, especially those with Alzheimer’s, are extremely vulnerable to sexual assault. It is important for both families and nursing home supervisors to monitor the employees assigned to these individuals. To read the full story, click here.