An injury to elderly report was taken Monday, according to Tiara Richard, an Arlington police spokeswoman. The woman said she has a video of the abuse at the Heritage Oaks Nursing Home, 1112 Gibbins Road, according to police.
In a written statement, Jodi Scarbro, a regional vice president for Heritage Oaks, said that a criminal background check is conducted and any certifications or licenses are verified before personnel are hired.
Heritage Oaks has reported an allegation of resident abuse to state and local authorities and nursing home representatives are conducting an internal investigation, the statement said. The nursing home will cooperate with any police inquiry, the statement said. – Mitch Mitchell