Shocking undercover footage shows staff changing the dementia-suffering 85-year-old’s diaper with her bedroom door wide open. Camille Parent set up secret cameras in his mom Hellen MacDonald’s room after becoming suspicious about how she was being treated.
A Canadian man whose hidden camera sting caught nursing home workers abusing his elderly mother is furious that the ex-staffers haven’t been criminally charged, Canadian media reports.
Camille Parent set up secret cameras in his mother Hellen MacDonald’s room at the St. Joseph’s at Fleming long-term-care home in Peterborough, Ontario, over three weeks this spring after becoming suspicious that she was being mistreated.
In one case, Parent said his mother, who suffers from dementia, had a black eye and no one could tell him how she got it.
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Four employees were suspended and eventually fired after an investigation by both St. Joseph’s and Ontario’s heath ministry.
However, police recently told Parent they wouldn’t be taking the case any further and that the workers would not be charged criminally, CTV reported.
Elder abuse is a very difficult case to prove, but in this case law enforcement officials had video evidence. Elder abuse is a very huge problem in the United States and in Canada.
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