Two male nurses have been accused of elder abuse after being arrested for fondling each other while caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim at a facility in Mira Mesa, a San Diego California neighborhood.
Russel Torralba and Alfredo V. Ruiz were caught on camera engaging in sexual activities together on multiple occasions throughout 2011 while in the victim’s room.
If found guilty of causing mental suffering on an elder and elder abuse they could face up to six years in prison.
Nursing home abuse can come in many forms. Any mental, physical or emotional abuse against an elderly person can cause serious and lasting damage to a resident’s well being. In nursing homes across the country countless nurses and caregivers are negligent in their care of the elderly.
Brown Wharton & Brothers Nursing Home Law Firm are dedicated to representing nursing home abuse victims against any member of the public who has been negligent or abusive. If you are in need of support and advice from a specialist nursing home law firm then contact the team today.