Everything listed under: nursing home sexual abuse

  • 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 Patient Sexual Abuse Initially Unreported

    A nursing home has been cited for failure to report a case of sexual abuse. The incident occurred between two patients when a female patient unable to speak or move beyond her wheelchair went missing. She was found with another patient naked pressing himself into her while she was still fully clothed.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient In Vegetative State Sexually Assaulted

    A 59-year-old man was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a nursing home patient who is in a vegetative state, police said.  The man was arraigned and being held on bail.  For more, read the story.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged With Sexually Assaulting Patient

    A male nursing home employee was charged with first-degree sodomy and second-degree elder abuse following an alleged incident where another employee walked in on the worker and a naked male patient at the nursing home.  The judge denied a lower bond request this week and also order Zachariah Reeves to submit a DNA test. For more, read the story.    Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Faces Trial For Sexual Abuse Charges

    A nursing home worker accused of sexually abusing a resident will go to trial to face the charges against him. The worker has pleaded guilty to three felony charges. The charges include one count of criminal sexual act and two counts of endangering the welfare of an elderly or incompetent person. The worker was investigated by police and made admissions of sexual misconduct after being questioned about a specific incident with a resident.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Charged With Sodomy And Elder Abuse

    A nursing home employee has been charged with first-degree sodomy and second-degree elder abuse. The charges came after an incident involving the employee and a 68-year-old nursing home patient. The incident was sexual in nature and involved sodomy according to authorities. An investigation has been underway and the employee has been arrested and is being held on bond for $60,000.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employees Charged With Abuse Of Patients

    Two nursing home employees have been accused of posting sexual images of nursing home patients on social media. The nursing home employees were indicted after the nursing home was fined $25,000 for failing to report the incident. A sheriff's office investigated the incident and brought forth the charges against the two employees. The photos were taken and posted with the consent of the patients.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Patients

    A nursing home employee was sentenced to 46 years in prison for sexually abusing patients. The employee was a counselor for patients who had experienced traumatic events. The employee used his position to force sex acts on the patients, some while sleeping. “These were heinous acts of abuse targeting residents already suffering from traumatic, life-changing injuries,” the  state attorney general said in a press release.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Charged With Rape Of Patient

    A nursing home employee has been charged with rape of a dementia patient. A nursing home visitor voiced concerns alerting authorities to the employee's disturbing behavior. After the employee exited the patient's room, a supervisor identified the patient partially unclothed. Police interviewed the employee who confessed to having two instances of sexual intercourse with the patient.   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...