Sharoia Hill of Danville was arrested for alleged assault against a nursing home resident at Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana. According to a report in the Champaign News-Gazette, Champaign County police arrested Hill, a CNA at the home, for allegedly hitting a resident in the face. The 87-year-old man is a patient in the nursing home’s Alzheimer’s unit. He did not suffer serious injuries from the incident that was witnessed by two other people at the home. The administrator at Champaign County Nursing Home did not comment on the Sharoia Hill but did say that the nursing home is investigating the matter.
Each year, many incidents of elder abuse occur in Illinois, often leading to injury or death. In many instances, caregivers and health care workers play a role in this abuse. The attorneys of Levin & Perconti have handled hundreds of cases involving physical assault in Illinois nursing homes. If you believe that a loved one may be the victim of nursing home abuse, please call our offices at 312-332-2872 for a free consultation to discuss your case.
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