Video Shows Caregiver Standing On Disabled Woman’s Head.

caregiver standing on disabled womans head

Six women at a Mount Dora group home were fired and charged with aggravated assault on a disabled woman.

Authorities started an investigation after they discovered one of the female patients had bruising on her face and a skinned knee.

After viewing footage from the group home officers identified four caregivers engaging in the battery while the other two women watched and did nothing about it.

Two of the women have turned themselves in, there are warrants for the arrest of two other women. 

Sheneka Hester, 42; Breneisha Blunt, 29; and Jaleyah Wiggins, 24; all of Eustis, and Carolyn Joe, 25, of Tavares.

Via orlandosentinel According to an arrest affidavit, Jalayah Wiggins, Carolyn Joe, Breneisha Blunt and Sheneka Hester all engaged in the abuse.

Officials said the abuse happened on August 13.. Investigators said that the caregivers told them that the patient caused the injuries to herself.

According to an arrest affidavit, Hester shoved the woman, which caused the skinned knee. The incident escalated when Wiggins and Joe later allegedly shoved the woman to the floor. 

Police said at one point in the video, a caretaker can be seen standing on top of the victim. 

The affidavit went on to say that all four women were placed on administrative leave and are not expected to return as caregivers at the facility.