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Sexual assault in Wisconsin nursing home resulted from failure to diligently check employee’s background

A nurse’s aid was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the February 2005 rape of a woman at a nursing home. The incident occurred at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Sparta, Wisconsin when the aid sexually assaulted a 73 year old Alzheimer’s patient. A civil suit was filed in October, 2005. The complaint alleges that the nursing home administration should have known Doeslaere was a “dangerous person” because of “prior complaints about him.”

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