Elder Abuse Lawyers Report: Hospice Nurse Charged with Stealing Drugs

Medication is another method that caretakers often use to control or abuse their elderly patients. Sometimes, medications are used to restrain patients and make them less difficult to deal with, but nurses and caretakers have also abused their power by taking prescribed medication for themselves. The elder abuse lawyers of the Mininno Law Office want to warn about this form of abuse because it is both a criminal act and neglect of the patients who need those medications. These caretakers are abusing their position for their own gain which can not be tolerated. Nurse Caught on Tape Taking Pain Killers and Anti-Depressants from Elderly … [Read more...]