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Nursing Home Employee Charged With The Financial Exploitation Of Elderly Patient

Financial Exploitation Of Elderly A Chicago nursing home worker faces financial exploitation and aggravated identification theft charges for allegedly stealing $4,008 from a patient at The Moorings, a nursing home in Arlington Heights, IL. Police were tipped off to the theft by the victims family who noticed that money was consistently being electronically withdrawn from their family member’s bank account over a period of several months.

Nelson remains free on bail and no longer works at the Moorings.  Authorities acknowledge that Nelson has a previous criminal conviction for forgery.  Read more about this exploitation of a nursing home patient here.
The Moorings is part of Presbyterian Homes, a company that operates several nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the Arlington Heights, Evanston and Lake Forest, IL.

 

For laws related to Illinois nursing homes, look here.

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