Investigation after Sandrine Bonnaire’s complaint into the death of her mother, resident of nursing home

Investigation after Sandrine Bonnaire’s complaint into the death of her mother, resident of nursing home
Investigation after Sandrine Bonnaire’s complaint into the death of her mother, resident of nursing home

A preliminary investigation was opened after a complaint filed by actress Sandrine Bonnaire, who accused “medical negligence” a nursing home in Charente-Maritime where his mother was placed before her death last August, we learned on Wednesday May 29 from the prosecution.

“At the beginning of March I received a complaint from the Bonnaire sisters through their lawyer. This is a complaint againstdeclared to theAFP Benjamin Alla, public prosecutor in Saintes, confirming information from the daily South West.

The preliminary investigation was opened on March 18 and entrusted to the La Rochelle judicial police, added the magistrate.

“My mother had no illness”

At the end of last year, Sandrine Bonnaire announced her desire to file a complaint against a public nursing home in Charente-Maritime, accusing the establishment for the elderly of having neglected cleaning, the supply of toilet paper or even hydration. from his mother.

“It was medical negligence that led to his death […] My mother had no illness, she was 84 years old”declared the actress in the newspaper The Parisiansaying to speak “so that the care of our elders changes”.

“Thank you to the justice system which retained our case. An investigation is underway “she said on Sunday on her Instagram account. “Shame on certain private and public nursing homes. Shame on the government which did not react or respond to my speech in November. »

No reports received

This legal procedure comes two years after the scandal of the private group of retirement homes Orpea, following which the executive announced a strengthening of controls on nursing homes, public and private.

According to the CCAS of Saintes, which manages this 90-bed nursing home, Sandrine Bonnaire’s mother resided there for three years before being hospitalized in Saintes, where she died on August 23.

In December, the Regional Health Agency (ARS) in Nouvelle-Aquitaine affirmed that neither it nor the Departmental Council had “ received a report on this situation ».

The ARS nevertheless said it was monitoring the establishment, inspected in 2015 and 2022, and that “the dysfunctions observed” had “is subject to notable but insufficient improvements”.

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