Police and the Ministry of Lengthy-Time period Care are investigating an allegation of sexual abuse at a Metropolis of Ottawa-run care house, based on a memo despatched to council on Thursday.
Town was advised on Tuesday in regards to the allegation involving a employees member and a resident of the Garry J. Armstrong house, per the memo from Donna Grey, Ottawa’s common supervisor of group and social companies.
The employees member in query was instantly faraway from the location and the town contacted Ottawa police, the ministry and the resident’s household.
The affected resident is receiving extra help within the meantime, Grey’s memo stated.
“We’re deeply troubled by this alleged incident. We don’t tolerate any type of abuse or neglect in our houses. Workers on the house are totally cooperating with the police to help an intensive and full investigation,” the memo learn.
Ottawa police confirmed it was investigating in an announcement Thursday afternoon however declined to supply any additional particulars.
International Information has reached out to the ministry for touch upon the allegations.
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