The Charlotte Observer
Two healthcare employees stay streamed themselves making an attempt to get a diaper on a patient with dementia, and invited viewers to supply feedback, in line with Florida’s Brevard County Sheriff’s Workplace.
The 2 employees, who’re ages 18 and 20, have been arrested and charged with exploiting the aged, information present. Brevard County is about 45 miles east of Orlando.
“I’m disgusted. … They’re two healthcare employees that have been entrusted to deal with this woman,” Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey mentioned at a information convention on Friday, April 7.
“They really put it up on a stay stream platform in order that their buddies may watch it (and) snicker about it as they mock this aged individual in her situation. And never solely did their buddies snicker, they really made feedback forwards and backwards about how she ought to be handled and be put in a closet.”
A portion of the video shared by the sheriff’s workplace exhibits the employees laughing, making jokes and teaming as much as put a diaper on the lady.
The date of the stay stream and title of the assisted residing facility weren’t launched.
Nevertheless, Ivey mentioned the ability “did the whole lot proper” when it turned conscious of the stay stream, firing the 2 staff and alerting the sheriff’s workplace.
Jada Harris, 18, was arrested April 7 and charged with unlawful interception of communication, abuse of an aged or disabled grownup with out nice hurt and video voyeurism, jail information present. Bond was set at $6,000.
Shy’tiona Bishop, 20, was charged April 7 with abuse of an aged or disabled individual with out nice hurt and video voyeurism, information present. Bond was set at $4,000.
An nameless tip alerted the senior heart to the published, Ivey reported.
The affected person didn’t undergo accidents and is at present within the care of “skilled healthcare employees” and her household, he mentioned.
“My solely hope is that these two (suspects) stay lengthy sufficient in life (that) somebody pays it ahead in response to their actions of how they handled this woman,” Ivey mentioned.
He added that the commenters who have been “on there laughing and mocking this poor woman” are worthy of the identical criticism.