Everything listed under: nursing home rape

  • Assisted Living Employee Charged with Rape of Elderly Resident, Investigation Pending

    An 84-year-old resident of an assisted living community has purportedly been sexually assaulted by a staff member. The police were contacted after the daughter of the alleged victim believed her mother had been assaulted. The staff member was suspended from employment, arrested, and charged with rape.“The safety of our residents and employees at [the assisted living] community is always of paramount importance.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Administrator Arrested, Charged With Sexual Abuse Cover Up

    A nursing home administrator has been arrested on charges of having knowledge of sexual abuse and failing to report it. The arrest came after an employee was accused of rape. He was also arrested and charged with rape, sexual abuse, and sodomy. The sexual abuse is under ongoing investigation by the police department.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home CNA Charged With Rape Of Dementia Patient

    A certified nursing assistant has been accused of raping an elderly nursing home patient with dementia. The nursing assistant was arrested and placed on $50,000 bond after making an appearance in court. The nursing assistant covered his face as he was escorted. The judge entered a not guilty plea for him.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Raped, Family Files Lawsuit

    The family of an 84-year-old female patient was allegedly raped repeatedly. The family filed a lawsuit after contacting the facility with no response. The family then contacted local police who performed an investigation.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Investigated After Rape, Elopement, Other Safety Issues

    State inspectors spent three days investigating a nursing home after allegations including a rape of a patient by another patient, another patient who wandered away from the facility and was later located hundreds of miles away in a different state, and other problems which were previously investigated but not resolved.“Senior residents live in fear and are being threatened by young mental health patients/residents who currently reside at the facility,” an email obtained by a local news agency s...  Read More...

  • Man Charged With Rape Of Nursing Home Patients

    A man has been charged with the rapes of two nursing home patients. He was brought before a judge and confined to his home with an order to were a GPS bracelet. He was also ordered to stay away from nursing homes in general, as well as the two victims of the rape. The man was found to be a danger to the public and is expected at a court hearing in the coming month.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Rape Victim Receives Justice 17 Years Later

    A nursing home rape victim will finally receive justice after 17 years of waiting. An incident that occurred in 2000 has remained an open case while detectives waited for a DNA match. "This was not going to be a case where the victim was going to be able to assist us in any way.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fails To Protect Patient From Sexual Assault

    A nursing home patient was sexually assaulted after another patient who was a sex offender was admitted and allowed access to the female patient's room.  The patient had asked the offender to leave her alone multiple times, but he came and sexually assaulted her despite her attempts to ward him off. The patient should have been protected from the sex offender by the nursing home. Federal rules as enforced by the state department of health “not only specify that these faciliti...  Read More...

  • Sexual Assault Prevalent in Nursing Homes

    A review of nursing home cases involving sexual assault and rape were reviewed by a news syndication. The findings were startling in these cases as it was revealed that nursing homes were slow to investigate, police dismissed claims as unlikely and the state failed to flag patterns. Individuals assaulted experienced horrific moments at the hands of those who were supposed to protect and provide healthcare. Instead, paperwork slipped through the cracks based on employees with histories of se...  Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged With Sexual Assault Of Patient

    A certified nursing assistant has been charged with second degree forcible rape. The caregiver took advantage of a female patient incapable of caring for herself. Upon knowledge of the rape, the worker was removed from the facility pending further investigation.  Police are also investigating four other rape incidents that may be related to the same perpetrator.   Read More...