Elder abuse of Joey Cason
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The elder abuse of Joey Cason occurred on November 7, 2013 when elderly white male Joey Cason was assaulted by several black caretakers at a care home in Gordon, GA.
|Elder abuse of Joey Cason|
Screenshot of the assault
|Location||Total Care Personal Care Home, 126 Shinholster Street, Gordon, GA 31031|
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|Date||November 7, 2013|
|Victim||Joey Cason, white male|
According to WTHR,
A Georgia family has released video of caretakers beating their loved one in a facility for patients with disabilities.
Joey Cason is a 55-year-old man who is "severely mentally disabled," according to his lawyer. Cason's family admitted him to a Georgia care facility called Total Care when they could no longer care for him. But they later discovered those workers were not caring for him either, after video from a Nov. 7, 2013 attack showed the staff repeatedly hitting and punching Carson with a belt and their hands.
Although the video is from 2013 and there is still an ongoing lawsuit, the family said they released it now to shed light on similar situations happening all over the state.
Police charged a caretaker with battery and abuse and neglect of an elder person in the case. There is an ongoing case with the facility's former owner.
The state revoked Total Care's license after an investigation into the incident. Cason is now in a different home, and his attorney said he's doing well.