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Employee at nursing home steals drugs from patients

A former nursing home assistant has been jailed after being caught stealing medication from patients at a nursing home in Illinois that he was working at. He was charged with aggravated battery to an elderly person.

Video surveillance caught the man poking holes into patients in Alzheimer’s disease medication patches then licking the painkiller off of his finger in order to administer it to himself. The video surveillance was set up after the residents medication patch was turning colors.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home negligent, contact the Kankakee nursing home abuse lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. by calling (815) 929-9292 to discuss your legal options.