FOLSOM (CBS13) — A Folsom caregiver who was caught on camera appearing to abuse an 89-year old dementia patient has pleaded no contest in court.
Sharan Kaur was sentenced to 90 days in jail for a misdemeanor charge of elder abuse.READ MORE: Stagg High Stabbing Suspect Anthony Gray Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation
Kaur was arrested last September after the victim’s granddaughter hid a camera inside a DVD player in her grandmother’s room at the Folsom branch of the Brookdale Senior Living facility.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
The video showed a caregiver grabbing the woman’s head, pulling her hair and pushing her. Family members say they installed the hidden camera after finding bruises on their grandmother.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
A judge ordered Kaur to surrender to jail on April 29.