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Carer accused of raping patients

A BUNDABERG nursing home worker accused of raping vulnerable elderly patients has been refused bail in Bundaberg Magistrate Court.

The 60-year-old male nurse is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a 65-year-old woman and an 89-year-old woman, both of whom are high-care patients and are confined to their beds.

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Hayley Glover strongly opposed the man's application for bail today, saying he may reoffend if released.

Snr Const Glover told the court there were concerns that some patients in the Bundaberg facility had no cognitive or communication abilities and that the defendant at times had been found on wards where he was not working.

For more, see tomorrow's NewsMail.


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