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Three Employees Stand Trial in Nursing Home Assaults

Three former employees at a nursing home will stand trial on charges that they abused an elderly Alzheimer’s patient. Authorities say the three women all physically abused one elderly patient at the nursing home. The alleged elderly abuse included punching the victim in the face and stamping on her feet over a six-month period. The nursing supervisor has also been charged with elderly abuse. Physical elderly abuse in nursing homes is common throughout the country, including here in Chicago, Illinois. To read more about the nursing home assault, please click here.