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Two Florida health care workers were arrested Tuesday on charges of battery against two elderly nursing home residents.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release about the investigation, which involved two residents of the Inspired Living at Ivy Ridge assisted living facility in the St. Petersburg area.
According to the release, the two employees reported to a co-worker that an elderly male resident had attacked a female resident.
However, the deputies reported, the facility’s executive director “became suspicious of the claim” and reviewed surveillance video of the incident.
According to the release, the video showed that “two employees, 23-year-old Rosa Edwards and 19-year-old Aneisha Hall, initiated an altercation with an elderly male resident.”
“The resident was pushing an elderly female resident down the hall in her wheelchair,” the sheriff’s office said.
“Deputies say Edwards began to whip the male resident with a lanyard, while laughing, when a physical altercation ensued,” the release said.
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