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Caregiver Arrested for Neglect of an Elderly Adult

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Ashley Moody's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office today announced the arrest of a Fort Walton Beach woman for neglecting an elderly adult for more than a month. While employed at Destin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Deanna Kay Tobin oversaw the care of pressure wounds by nurses and staff under her supervision. Tobin, charged with tending to elderly patients, failed to do so, and authorities arrested her on Wednesday.


Action Details

  • Date:May 21, 2020
  • Agency:Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies