A nursing home employee failed to call authorities when a resident was missing from the facility and then falsified the medical records to indicate that the resident left the facility against the advise of his doctor. The employee was charged with one count of first-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person, a felony, two counts of falsifying business records and one count of willful violation of health laws.
To read more: http://mountvernon.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/mt-vernon-woman-charged-alleged-neglect-nursing-home-patient
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