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State’s Attorney General’s Office Reviews Allegations of Nursing Home Abuse

An investigation aided by the attorney general’s office has been launched after allegations of sexual abuse at a nursing home were reported. The details of abuse allegations surfaced after four teenage girls were released from a nursing home. The girls were accused of verbally, sexually and emotionally abusing the residents at the nursing home. The attorney general anticipates he will have charges formed by the end of the week. Two of the four teenagers were adults at the time the nursing home abuse occurred, but two of the teens were only 17 years old when the abuse occured. The four teenagers no longer work at the nursing home. This story further highlights the importance of a nursing home’s need to supervise their staff, especially those who are young adults. To read the full story, click here.