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Fifth of Nursing Aides Charged with Abuse Had Priors

According to the Office of the Inspector general, almost a fifth of nursing aides charged with abuse and neglect had prior convictions. Nineteen percent of long-term care nursing aides who were found guilty of on-the-job abuse, neglect, or property theft in 2010 had prior criminal convictions. Overall, the 300 nurse...

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