Nursing Facility Under Investigation After Missing Resident Found Dead
State authorities are now reviewing the personal care home, where an 85-year-old Alzheimer's patient was staying, before she
wandered away and died.
The woman was found dead on Sunday, July 5 -
three days after she walked out of the facility.
Since the woman's body was found
the facility has installed a security system where an alarm goes off
every time the doors are opened. For more, read the story.
Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a
Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the
rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and
abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg,
Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.
Posted on Sun, August 9, 2009
by Robert Carter