TUCSON (KVOA) – The Pima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alarming allegation manufactured versus a now-former Accredited Nursing Assistant at the Existence Treatment Heart of Tucson.
After repeated inquiries from the N4T Investigators, the Sheriff’s Section confirmed its investigating one particular allegation of sexual abuse versus a individual at the facility but would supply no aspects on the affected individual or nurse and withheld the law enforcement stories on the case.
When the N4T Investigators experimented with to get ahold of the management at the Existence Care Heart of Tucson, our calls ended up not returned from everyone at the neighborhood facility but in its place its corporate office environment Lifestyle Care Facilities of America, which despatched us the adhering to statement:
“Residents are our highest priority at Lifetime Treatment Centre of Tucson. Our range one particular goal is to do anything within just our energy to ensure our residents’ protection and perfectly-being. We continually strive to supply high quality services to our citizens, and we answer straight away to problems concerning their treatment.
Lately, we received a report that alleged a licensed nursing assistant (CNA) abused a resident. The CNA was instantly suspended even though we carried out a complete inside investigation. The allegations were unsubstantiated. In addition to our very own inside investigation, we described the allegations to the regional law enforcement, suitable point out businesses and the resident’s loved ones.
Even though our inside investigation did not substantiate the alleged abuse, we terminated the CNA for