Saturday, December 15, 2012

Bronx Nursing Home Worker Accused of Sex Abuse

A Bronx nursing home worker has been indicted after the worker was allegedly caught sexually assaulting an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease, authorities said.
A non-clinical staff member at Hudson Pointe at Riverdale was naked in a laundry closet with the woman, who is in her 80s, when a co-worker opened the closet, nursing home officials said.
The co-worker reported it to authorities. The worker accused of sexual abuse, who had been working at Hudson Pointe for 12 years, has been indicted and is due back in court Jan. 18. It's not clear if there are other victims.Bronx Nursing Home Worker Accused of Sex Abuse | NBC New York:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Woman Found Guilty In Nursing Home Assault

A Baltimore woman has been found guilty of abusing an elderly resident of a nursing home, according to the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.
Prosecutors say 39-year-old Tarslia Jackson was found guiltyof one count of assault in the second degree for abusing an elderly woman at a Northwest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Pall Mall Road.
Investigators say that in August of 2012, while Jackson was working at the nursing home, she pushed and slapped the 71-year-old woman after the two had a verbal disagreement. Another employee also witnessed the incident.Woman Found Guilty In Nursing Home Assault | Baltimore News | WBAL Radio 1090 AM: