10 Jun '11, 4am

Old woman #abused in #Nightingale #nursinghome: How come staff not #sacked?

Old woman #abused in #Nightingale #nursinghome: How come staff not #sacked?

Video footage of an old woman being abused by the staff of Nightingale Nursing Home at Braddell Road has shocked Singaporeans and prompted questions about why the employees involved are still working there. A hidden video camera by the bedside of the elderly woman, also believed to be a stroke patient, recorded shocking footage of the nursing home staff members abusing her. But what is more shocking is that two months after the incident, two of the three staff members involved are still working at the home. News reports say that one of them quit for reasons unrelated to the abuse case. A spokesperson for the home said that the three staff members, who are foreigners, had been disciplined. No explanation was offered on why the remaining two staff members have not had their employment terminated. Since April 12, the home has been suspended from admitting new patients by the ...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

Comments

  1. 10 Jun '11, 3pm

    OMG!!!!!!????, why are they still in the nursing home ?! They are devils, barbarians and inhuman. Those elderly need help and protection and some may already been ill-treated. Please get them out of there and transfer to other nursing home or the government should step in and investigate if they are more cases like that happening and please act immediately!!! It hurts me whenever I see the video because they are just like my grandparents who are so dear to me (now in Heaven).

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