We have noted many times on this blog the importance of screening employees of nursing homes before they are placed in the role of caring for elderly and infirm residents. In this story, a nursing home employee with what appears to be a long and difficult history, along with multiple aliases, was somehow given the highest position in the facility.  

All studies show, and regulations confirm, that nursing homes have a responsibility not only to check the criminal background of employees, but also to ensure that they are of good moral character. This is a critical step in protecting our most vulnerable citizens.