Nursing Home Abuse Surfaces After Hidden Camera Installed
The daughter of a nursing home patient was suspicious of abuse when she noticed scratches on her mother's arms. Upon inquiring about them, she was told they were probably self-inflicted, however, they stopped appearing after she probed. With continuing suspicions, she approached state health officials to investigate.
Two years later, after installing a hidden camera, the woman found that her mother was in fact suffering abuse at the hands of her caregivers. The hidden camera exposed the abuse over a six week period. Now with proof of abuse, she is questioning the delay of the investigation. For more, read the story.
Posted on Fri, January 22, 2016
by Melissa Small filed under