Killam, Alberta – On Aug. 22, 2017, Killam RCMP received a report of elder abuse by two staff members at the Killam Hospital. It is alleged an 88-year-old female patient was assaulted while in the long term care unit on Aug. 20, 2017.
As a result of the investigation, Killam RCMP arrested and charged both staff members on Aug. 22, 2017.
Koren Makarowski**, a 39-year-old female from Strome, Alberta has been charged with Assault – Sec. 266 Criminal Code.
Karen Kueber**, a 53-year-old female from Killam, Alberta has been charged with Assault (X3) – Sec. 266 Criminal Code.
Both were released after a judicial hearing with a Recognizance and court conditions. They are set to appear in Killam Provincial Court on Sept. 5, 2017.
As this matter is now before the courts no further information will be provided.