Archive: Alabama

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Alabama nursing home abuse news archives.

March 2017

September 2015

Maplesville woman arrested for elder abuse

Lenoir, who is a licensed practical nurse, inadvertently administered a large dose of a narcotic pain medication to a patient instead of the requested cough medicine. Instead of alerting the facility of her mistake, Lenoir manipulated treatment records to reflect that she had given the correct medication, according to the release. The patient, suffering from […]

Thursday the 3rd

August 2015

Fmr. Chilton Co. nurse arrested on abuse, neglect of patient charge

A Chilton County Grand Jury indicted Lenoir on August 5 after the case was presented by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Lenoir, who was an employee of Don Hatley Healthcare and Rehabilitation, now faces one count of first degree elder abuse, a felony. The AG’s office alleges Lenoir, a licensed practical nurse, inadvertently administered a […]

Thursday the 27th

Woman Pleads Guilty to Slapping Nursing Home Resident

“Those who work in nursing homes hold a serious position of trust that they will care for those who are vulnerable and in need of protection,” said Attorney General Strange. “For someone to instead abuse those who are helpless will not be tolerated.  I am pleased that this defendant has been held to account for […]

Monday the 24th

January 2015

Nurse charged with punching 93-year-old woman in the face at Northport nursing home last year

A former employee of a nursing home in Tuscaloosa County was arrested last week after a grand jury indicted her for allegedly punching a 93-year-old woman in the face. Joy Patterson, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Luther Strange, said Monday that 47-year-old Anita Brenett Watford was arrested for the alleged abuse in Tuscaloosa last Thursday. […]

Wednesday the 14th

December 2014

Nurse accused of abusing elderly patient

Police said a former nurse at a local health care provider for the elderly has been arrested and charged with the abuse of a 96-year-old woman who was a patient at the time. Florence police detective Sgt. Cliff Billingsley said Labarbara Deshay Currin, 27, formerly of East Tombigbee Street, Florence, was arrested Tuesday in Pulaski, […]

Friday the 12th

October 2014