Financial deceit is the most common form of elder abuse. An Alabama nursing home employee took advantage of her position as an accounts payable clerk to write checks against nursing home residents’ patient trust fund. Anne Marie Jones, plead guilty to two counts of first-degree theft and one count of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Over a two year period Ms. Jones stole $97,036 from residents’ accounts at South Haven Manor Nursing Home.
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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Alabama