(STL.News) A hidden camera captures a Michigan nursing home employee allegedly abusing a resident.
Warning, this video is disturbing. Unfortunately, according to the National Council on Aging more than 5 million senior citizens are abused annually. Additionally, these abusive situations creates a 300% higher risk of death.
The video has sparked a overwhelming amount of comments on YouTube as people are making statements making statements suggesting that the nurse should be charged and jailed. Some comments are violent.
For example; A comment posted by a person that uses the name of “GentelmanXCreed” saying, “Someone find her and body slam her onto the curb”.
While we do not support people using violence to fight violence. One has to hope that local Michigan prosecutors will investigate and prosecute using maximum penalties. Families have entrusted their loved one to this facility.
According to the nursing home the employee has been fired and existing employees are receiving additional training.
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