One patient has been accused of sexually assaulting another at Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Patient-on-Patient Sexual Assault Reported at Sodus Rehab and Nursing Center
Last Update: 7/13/2020
A man has been arrested on sexual assault charges for allegedly forcibly touching a resident at a nursing home in Sodus.
63-year-old Kenneth Hayes was arrested on Tuesday, January 21. Hayes is a resident at the Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and is accused of sexually assaulting a fellow resident.
Following his arrest, he was arraigned and has been released on his own recognizance.
He is scheduled to appear in Sodus Town Court on February 3 at 10 a.m.
Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Cited For Several Violations
Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has previously been criticized for allegations of nursing home neglect.
In 2019, the facility was issued 9 violations following an investigation by the New York State Department of Health. Investigators found violations related to alleged lack of adequate care for patients, failure to protect patients from infections, and food-related offenses.
Sodus has been cited for health and safety violations a total of 102 times since October 2015.