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Nursing home worker charged with abuse of elderly

A nursing home worker from Bartow County was in jail without bond Monday evening after being accused of forcing a 95-year-old woman to hit herself in the face.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Susan Alane Gipson, 49, of 22 E. Rocky St. in White, was arrested Monday on warrants and charged with exploitation and intimidation of elder persons and simple battery against a person 65 years or older.

The incident happened Feb. 20 at Chulio Hills Health & Rehab. Gipson pinched the victim’s earlobe to force her head down and also grabbed her hand and forced her to hit herself in the face.

 

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