A man accused of sexual abuse on an elderly patient at a nursing home was in court recently on sexual battery charges. A witness told police she heard something from one of the rooms, and when she went in she say the employee engaged in a sexual activity with a disabled woman in the room. The witness immediately tried to call the police and the employee tried to stop her. He now faces charges of sexual battery of both the mentally impaired and physically helpless. Sexual abuse is a common form of nursing home abuse. To read more about the sexual abuse, please click the link.