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Father Defends Teen Charged in Nursing Home Abuse

The father of one of the teenagers charged with sexually abusing and humiliating numerous vulnerable nursing homes residents believes that the allegations against his daughter are not as distorted as they appear. The comments are the first made by anyone connected to the eight teenage girls who worked a the Good Samaritan Society nursing home, where the elderly abuse is alleged to have happened for several months early this year. Two of the girls were charged as adults and were charged with the maltreatment of elderly residents. Four others were charged as juveniles with failure to report maltreatment. According to the criminal complaint, one resident employee admitted that she inserted her finger into a resident’s rectum. She said she was trying to trigger a bowel movement but did acknowledge that this was not part of her training. The girl also admitted that she got into bed with a resident and made a humping motion and patted the buttocks of one resident. The employee emotionally abused a resident by trying to get them mad and then laughed at them. To read the full story, click here.