(Michigan City, IN) - A local nursing home worker is accused of physically assaulting and injuring a resident with dementia. Corine Hudson, 47, of Walkerton has been charged with two counts of battery causing serious bodily injury.
According to court documents, she was working at Aperion Care on East Coolspring Aveue in Michigan City when the alleged offense happened just over three months ago.
Police said the resident with dementia was walking at the nursing home with a female. Suddenly, the female needed assistance, and Hudson came over to try and help.
Police said the man became combative with Hudson, who responded by pushing him to the ground and striking him in the head and face area, suffering a fractured skull and laceration to his scalp. The investigation included a review of video footage of the alleged assault, court documents revealed.
Hudson was arrested on December 6th and is being held in the La Porte County Jail on a $2,000 bond.