Certified Nurse Assistant named Adam Wheeler has been accused of abusing and neglecting patients at Golden Harvest Nursing Home, which is in the Welch Community Hospital in West Virginia. WVVA reports that on Dec. 17, a police officer received a credible report of neglect and abuse at the nursing home. Wheeler was suspended pending investigation.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that the victims were from age 52 to 92. Senior Trooper J.A. Tupper told the Telegraph that he was dealing with five patients but there could be more, the investigation is ongoing. Tupper encouraged victims to contact him at the Welch Detachment 304-436-2101.