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Queens nursing home workers accused of abusing patient

Nurses Abuse Patient at Peninsula Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Queens

A trio of medical professionals allegedly abused a disabled patient at a Queens nursing home and neglected to treat him as he lay on the floor bleeding from his head for more than 20 minutes.

Video surveillance footage obtained by the Daily News caught one of them heartlessly dragging the patient across a floor and at least one nurse failing to lift a finger to help.

Funmilol Taiwo, 34, and Eshe Agbonkpolor, 39, both nurses, and Emmanuael Ufot, 36, a health aide, were arrested Wednesday for their callous treatment of the helpless 51-year-old man, officials said.

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