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December 10, 2008

Elder Abuse: Arrest Made in Abuse in Nursing Home (NY USA)

News from Attorney General Cuomo
Regarding elderly abuse
09 Dec 2008

Posted by Emma OrnALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) - Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo Monday announced the arrests of three Western New York nursing home employees and the conviction of a fourth for abusing elderly and ill patients.

According to court records, the acts of abuse include physically attacking and using racial slurs against an 86-year-old Alzheimer's patient, slapping a 100-year-old patient in the face, and tying an elderly patient with dementia to a chair for two consecutive nights. The arrests and conviction stem from Attorney General Cuomo’s statewide investigations into abuse and neglect in institutional care settings
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