Woman Pleads Guilty of Physically and Sexually Humiliating Alzheimer's Disease Nursing Home Patients
Posted Oct 14 2010 4:52pm
By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room
Ashton Larson, 20, pleaded guilty to three counts of disorderly conduct by a caregiver. She faces a maximum of three years in jail and/or $9,000 in fines.
Larson is the second of two women accused of physically and sexually humiliating nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease in Minnesota.
In the criminal complaint, Larson admitted to inserting her finger into the rectum of a resident for no medical reason. She also admitted to getting in bed with a resident and made a humping motion, and patting the buttocks of one resident, among other offenses in 2008.
As part of the plea agreement an additional 14 charges against her were dropped.
Larson was employed by Good Samaritan nursing home in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
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