BURR RIDGE, IL – The police are investigating a memory and dementia care facility in Burr Ridge following the collation of a handful of Snapchat videos showing that two employees are joking and humiliating, including a clip some of the residents revealed partially exposed. Monday's Burr Ridge police confirmed that they have been in contact with administrators at Harvester Place after receiving footage from two videos placed on the social media site.
Among the videos received by the police on 13 August were footage of patients at the facility, according to a statement from the Burr Ridge Police Department.
"While we have not seen any physical contact with any patients, what the videos are worrying about the treatment of any patient in any case," said Burr Ridge, Chief Police Officer Marc Loftus.
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Loftus said that administrators confirmed that the physical safety of all patients is "not at risk," but that two facility employees have been suspended due to their alleged participation in the videos.
One vision shows that employees are throwing back the bed covers of an elderly woman to show her in action and another including sexually charged views of another resident, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune.
On its website, Harvester Place has a mission statement that reads: "We are committed to creating a safe, active and friendly environment, to the desire of our residents to achieve understanding and importance, to pursue personal and professional growth, and to peace. supplying mind in everything we do. "
There were no catches in the video events such as Monday, according to police. Anyone with additional information should call the Burr Ridge Police Investigations Division at 630-323-8181.