St. louis Today reported another nursing home employee arrested for sexually abusing three residents. Tony T. Bailey was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault, illegal deviate sexual intercourse with a resident of a skilled nursing facility and sexual conduct with a nursing facility resident. The crimes took place between Dec. 8, 2016, and Jan. 20 of last year, charges say.
Crestwood’s parent company is Maryland Heights-based Reliant Care Management, which says on its website that it operates about two dozen nursing homes across Missouri. This past summer, Reliant’s holding company agreed to pay $8.3 million to settle claims that the company and affiliates provided unnecessary physical, speech and occupational therapy to nursing home residents and billed Medicare. The company also has agreed to a five-year “Corporate Integrity Agreement” with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
It mission statement says its facilities are “dedicated to providing quality care in a caring and dignified manner” to those 18 and older who are frail, elderly and mentally ill: “Our goal is to provide unparalleled care using a team like approach through empowering employees while at the same time meeting the needs of the respective communities, physicians, hospitals and other health care providers.”