Former nursing home worker gets prison for assaulting 95-year-old patient

(Rome News-Tribune)

A former nursing home worker who pushed around a 95 year ­old patient and struck her with the patient’s own hand was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

Floyd County Superior Court Judge Bryant Durham sentenced Susan Alane Gipson to 20 years with 5 to serve in prison.

“We’re serious about elder abuse in Floyd County,” said District Attorney Leigh Patterson. “This won’t be tolerated.”

Gipson also lost her nursing license as a result of the incident. Continue Reading