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  • Ex-nurse gets time in prison (patient abuse; gave them laxatives)

    03/07/2005 12:26:34 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 16 replies · 1,590+ views
    Akron Beacon Journal ^ | 3/5/2005 | Gina Mace
    Woman, 28, gave laxatives to five nursing home patients to make mess for co-worker at facility MEDINA - A former nurse who gave laxatives to five elderly nursing home patients to get back at a co-worker was sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison. Kim Koha, also known as Moenich, 28, had pleaded guilty to five counts of patient abuse. During the sentencing hearing, Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler told Koha that she can apply for an early release after she serves five months. She surrendered her nursing license when the abuse was discovered. Koha wept openly...
  • Brass Knuckles Used to Bash Nursing Home Patient

    08/09/2003 8:11:59 AM PDT · by JesseHousman · 43 replies · 331+ views
    KATV ^ | August 08, 2003 | KATV
    Fordyce (AP) - Two Fordyce nursing home employees are accused of beating an elderly woman with brass knuckles for -- quote -- ``being disrespectful.'' The nursing assistants, 17-year-old Shermika Rainey and 44-year-old Gayla Wilson, are each charged with a felony count of adult abuse. They work at Dallas County Nursing Home. Both were ordered held on 100-thousand dollars bond today. The pair are accused in the beating of 81-year-old Willie Mae Ryan on July 30th. Ryan is in the critical care unit at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.If convicted, each suspect faces five to 20 years in prison.In...