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Police: Caregiver caught on video abusing 94-year-old woman

Posted at 11:49 AM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-02 11:50:00-04

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) — A Florida caregiver is accused of abusing a 94-year-old amputee at an assisted living home.

The Orlando Sentinel reports 64-year-old Soebhagwatie Changoer was arrested last week after the woman's son placed a camera inside her room at the facility in Clermont.

An arrest report says the woman told her son the caregiver was being too "rough with her." The son viewed the video footage and "discovered his mother was being abused by her caregiver." He reported what he saw to management at Crane's View Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Changoer was suspended and the facility reported the incident to the Department of Children and Families and police. She's charged with abuse of an elderly person.

A lawyer wasn't listed for Changoer on arrest records.