Aged care nurse made patient beg on all fours for cigarette

Registered nurse Andrew James Davis also laughed at a 99-year-old woman as she sucked his thumb, put his hand down an 82-year-old man’s pants near his genitalia, and tried to kiss an 84-year-old man on the forehead and called him “daddy”, the Nursing and Midwifery Tribunal of NSW found.

But after finding most of the complaints about Mr Davis had been proved, the tribunal allowed him to keep working with conditions until a separate hearing in relation to protective orders. That hearing is scheduled to begin in November. 

In the meantime, Mr Davis, who the tribunal said was employed at an aged care facility in Maclean, NSW, may not work in a residential aged care facility, a geriatric ward in a hospital, a mental health facility, or with children.

The complaints stemmed from Mr Davis’ employment at Bupa Bexley aged care facility in Sydney from 2009 to early 2011 when he was dismissed following a report about his actions in