ADRIAN, Mich. (WTVG) – Adrian police are investigating charges of assault and abuse at the Promedica Autism Center at Bixby Hospital. The incident centers around a complaint against one aid so far. Parents who spoke with 13abc say they were shown video of the aid slapping their child. Police say that they have seen the video and are investigating.
Promedica released the following statement on the incident:
“Through our proactive monitoring process, ProMedica became aware of an incident at the Bixby Autism Center. In accordance with our procedures, we immediately notified the appropriate parties to inform them about the matter. Since we are in the process of conducting a full investigation, we are unable to discuss specifics. However, we would like the community to know that we are committed to swiftly addressing any concern that is at odds with our high quality care standards.”