Nursing Home Laundry Worker Arrested For Removing Narcotic Pain Patch

A nursing home worker has been charged with elderly abuse and six felony counts of possession of dangerous drugs.

The thirty-three-year-old laundry worker allegedly removed a prescription medication patch from a resident's arm. The patch delivered the medication fentanyl, a pain-killer.

Her bond is set at $5,000. For more, read the story.

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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.