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2 Nursing Aides Charged with Abuse

Two nursing home assistants were charged with elder abuse in separate incidents. One worker is accused of physical abusing an 88-year-old resident in his ribs while she worked as a certified nurse aid at a nursing home. The other nursing home aide is accused of using a 76-year-old resident’s nightgown to tie his neck and neck and legs leaving him unable to move. Both women have been terminated from their positions and have been charged with endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person and willful violation of the health laws. Physical nursing home abuse has become all too commonplace and employees need to be held to a higher accountability. To read the full story, click here.