Hidden Cameras Uncover Patient Neglect At Queens Nursing Home
November 22, 2006
Nine employees of a Queens nursing home were arrested after hidden cameras uncovered a case of alleged patient neglect.
Secret cameras were installed at the Hollis Park Manor nursing home as part of an investigation by the state attorney general’s office.
Attorney General Eliot Spitzer says one camera inside a 67-year-old woman’s room revealed weeks of neglect. Spitzer says it also showed employees changing the woman’s records to make it look like she received the proper care.
Now the medical director, two nurses, and six nurses aides are in police custody.
The medical director of the home is denying the charges.