January 31, 2009
(Rochester, N.Y.) - Two health care workers have been arrested for abusing nursing home residents in separate incidents.
Monique Jones, 32, of Rochester, allegedly kicked an 88-year-old resident in the ribs at the Kirkhaven Nursing Home on Alexander Street in Rochester.
Jones was employed as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) at the time.
Nellie Weller, 47, of Rochester, has been accused of tying a 76-year-old resident’s nightgown around his neck and legs, immobilizing him.
Weller was working as a CNA at the Edna Tina Wilson Living Center on Island Cottage Road in Greece.
Both were arraigned Thursday.