Nursing Home Abuse Case Concludes with Conviction for Sexual Assault

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a growing problem in this country. Unfortunately, there are many different forms and causes of abuse, all of which are unacceptable and preventable. Sexual abuse is a disturbing problem happening too often in nursing homes and with in-home aides. Workers hired to care for this vulnerable population are taking advantage of the disabled and elderly. Nursing Home Aide Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison Last week in New York City, a mute female stroke victim took the stand in court to testify against the nursing home aide that sexually abused her in a Morningside Heights facility. With the help of an … [Read more...]