CNYCentral.com reported on August 23, 2016 of the case of a Syracuse nursing aid who pled guilty for striking an elderly man who was a nursing home resident, and for pushing the man, who tripped and fell. In the trip and fall the man was reportedly injured through hitting his shoulder on a piece of furniture. He also suffered impingement syndrome on his shoulder, as well as a rotator cuff strain.
The nursing aid faces up to four years in prison as a result of her acts. She is to be sentenced on October 18, 2016.