Employee compelled to testify in civil assault case against nursing home; leads to $7.5 million awardMay 21, 2018
A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $7.5 million to the family of a dementia patient who was sexually assaulted by a fellow resident of her nursing home.
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The family of a resident who authorities say was sexually assaulted at her Rhode Island facility is suing Genesis Healthcare on the grounds it could have done more to prevent the crime.
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A television station's investigative team asserted Monday that nursing home sexual abuse incidents in Texas are not thoroughly investigated, and that state officials may not be doing enough to protect victims.
In the most comfortable of circumstances, it can be difficult to discuss sexual assault. Mention it as an issue in long-term care, and even seasoned administrators wince.
Officials at a Detroit-area nursing home suspended a number of black male employees after a female resident said she was raped by a black man, according to local reports.