The College of Nurses of Ontario exists for one reason: to ensure Ontarians receive safe nursing care. Sexual abuse of a patient by a nurse causes significant harm. CNO considers all complaints and reports of sexual abuse as high risk.
The year-old woman was a patient and resident under the care of Hacienda Healthcare long-term care facility located in Phoenix. She has been nonverbal and intellectually disabled since the age of three after a drowning accident. Due to repeated sexual assault by a staff memberthe woman became pregnant and gave birth to a baby boy in December of
Phoenix police say a licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term healthcare facility. The Phoenix police chief, Jeri Williams, said on Wednesday investigators arrested year-old Nathan Sutherland on one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse. Williams said Sutherland worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility where the woman lived and had been providing care to her.
A nurse at a Phoenix nursing home who had been assigned to care for a woman in a vegetative state who was raped and later gave birth to a child was charged on Wednesday with sexual assault, the police said. Detectives at the Phoenix Police Department took the nurse, Nathan Sutherland, 36, in for questioning in the case on Tuesday, the police said, and collected a DNA sample from him that matched that of the child, a boy who was born on Dec. Sutherland was booked on Wednesday morning at the Maricopa County Jail on one charge of sexual assault and one charge of vulnerable adult abuse, the police said. Detectives started to focus on Mr.
The case is just one of several high-profile assaults that have brought attention to the quality of care and protection that nursing facilities are providing. The woman gave birth to a boy Dec. Staff members told a operator that they had not known she was pregnant.
A Glencoe man who was a nurse at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview has been charged with felony aggravated criminal sexual assault and felony criminal sexual abuse for alleged incidents involving two female patients, authorities said. David Giurgiu, 26, was ordered held without bail at a hearing Friday at the Cook County courthouse in Skokie. He was arrested Wednesday and charged with the crimes, Glenview police said.
Investigators have determined that Nathan Sutherland, 36, was responsible for caring for the victim when he allegedly sexually assaulted her at Hacienda HealthCare last year, Chief Jeri Williams said Wednesday. The woman, a year-old member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona, became pregnant as a result of the sexual assault, and on Dec. Tommy Thompson told reporters Wednesday.
By Injury Claim Coach. The sexual abuse revelations arose after several nursing staff who were attempting to undress the woman for a routine medical examination became alarmed when they noticed what appeared to be lacerations and contusions in the pelvic area. Their inquiries led them to two employees of the nursing home, both of which were eventually convicted of felonies and incarcerated. The family meanwhile had hired counsel and filed a lawsuit claiming the nursing home was negligent in hiring the two men.
A nearly 6-foot-tall, pound man was arrested Monday afternoon on charges of sexually assaulting a nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina's bed psychiatric care facility. The alleged attacker, year-old Travis Lamar Woodward, was charged with first degree assault and battery, a felony. Woodward became angry after being told he had to wait to see a senior resident, according to an incident report by the campus police force.