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CORRECTED: Senior nurse manager at Rugby care home charged in connection with alleged neglect of resident

CORRECTED: Please note a correction to the court in bold below.

Officers investigating unexplained injuries to an 87-year-old woman who was a resident at Overslade Care Home in Overslade Lane, Rugby, have charged a former senior nurse manager from the home.

The woman was taken to hospital with her injuries on 2 February 2018. She died in hospital on 23 February 2018*.

Catalina Ferchiu, 54, of Pool Close, Rugby, who was a senior nurse manager at the care home, has today (Tuesday 12 February) been charged with ill treatment or wilful neglect of an individual. She will appear at Warwick Magistrates' Court on 13 March 2019.


*Cause of death - Clinical diagnosed sepsis with pneumonia following hospitalisation for hypovolaemic shock caused by chest and upper limb injuries on a background of over anti-coagulation by warfarin.


Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 12/02/19