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A.G. Underwood Announces Convictions Of Three Nassau County Nursing Home Staff For Neglect Of 81-Year-Old Ventilator-Dependent Resident

HAUPPAUGE - Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced the convictions of two registered nurses, Sijimole Reji and Annieamma Augustine, and a certified nurse aide, Martine Morland, for neglecting an 81-year-old ventilator-dependent resident of A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale. The resident lived on a specialized ventilator unit at the facility. She required a mechanical ventilator to breathe and was entirely dependent on the nursing staff; on the day in question, the resident became disconnected from the ventilator and passed away after the incident.


Action Details

  • Date:October 16, 2018
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies