Published on:

Nursing Assistant Charged with Elder Abuse

A nursing assistant has been charged with hitting and beating four elderly women with Alzheimer’s disease at a nursing home. The nursing aide is currently being held under home confinement. The co-worker described a rampage in which the employee allegedly attacked one woman by grabbing her head to get her to a toilet when she began defecting. The woman then allegedly bounced on the lap of a 96-year-old woman confined to a wheelchair. The employee was fired from her job and was arrested at her job. Physical abuse is an unfortunate occurrence in nursing homes. To read more about the elderly abuse, please click the link.