A certified nursing assistant (CNA) has been charged with willful physical abuse after hitting a blind resident with a clipboard and incontinence pad and pulling the resident’s hair and slapping her. The incident alleged nursing home abuse took place on October 21st at Etowah Health Care Center.
The CNA was arrested following a police investigation in the matter. According to the Tennessee Department of Health website, the CNA has a valid nursing license from November, 2002 through November, 2008 and has no other violations.
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