Nursing Home Care Partner Pleads Guilty to Attempted Abuse of Patient, Sentenced to Ninety Days in Jail

A care partner at one nursing home facility has plead guilty to attempted abuse or neglect of a patient.  According to court documents, this employee intentionally caused harm to a patient by pressing painfully on the patient’s shoulder.  The sentences the employee will serve are ninety days in jail, thirty hours of community service, and one year of community control.  

Another requirement of the employee’s sentence is that the employee must remain full-time employment.  The incident occurred in 2017 when the employee was 24-years-old.  For more, read the story.