People who place their relatives in a nursing home in Fulton are expecting the nursing home staff to behave as medical professionals and treat their patients with respect and care. At assisted living facilities, there's a belief that the employees have the best interests of the elderly patients in mind. This is not always the case as nursing home abuse is a constant concern and possibility.
A 47-year-old nursing assistant has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted and abused a 79-year-old woman at a nursing home. According to the woman, the attacks happened several times in the past year. When the allegations were revealed, an investigation was conducted and the man was suspended and then fired. He has been arrested for the alleged crimes.