Bail for caregiver

Arielle King, the caregiver at the centre of an elderly abuse scandal, has been released on $3,000 bail.

Today the 37-year-old former employee of  Roseville Home for the Elderly in Christ Church appeared in District “A” Magistrates Court  before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to answer a charge of unlawful assault.

King of Lynches, St Philip is at the center of a video circulating on social media showing the physical and verbal abuse of Jasmine Hall, 84, a resident of the Roseville Home.DSC_0593

The incident occurred on April 28.

Today King’s  mother Yvonne Lorde stood as her surety as the accused woman was ordered to stay away from Hall, after she was seen kicking and slapping the elderly woman with a shoe as well as verbally abusing her.

King is expected to reappear in court on Monday, May 23.



26 Responses to Bail for caregiver

  1. Betsy May 19, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Hmmm smh .this is so sad , it seems that you could do anything in barbados and get bail except for a fine bad of drugs. I read in the paper a man had herb worth $25 and spend 1 day . And she ass get bail ..I wonder if it was the majestic mother what would he or she do?

  2. Michael Crichlow
    Michael Crichlow May 19, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Abuse of the elderly has no place in a civilized society….unfortunately this happens more than we are privy too

  3. Ryan Williams
    Ryan Williams May 19, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    I would hate to be the most “hated” person in Barbados like she is. Let me ask Fondle Stroke, de Fine Ants minister and de Lowe down dirty drainage minister how them does feel so I have an idea.

    • Coralita May 19, 2016 at 9:57 pm

      Your slip is showing. You are displaying your level of immaturity. How did this article get to be about politicians? Do you think that you ill-naming of the ministers make you better than they. You appear to be worst by your silly comments.

  4. Ormond Mayers May 19, 2016 at 4:49 pm

    Mother stand bail , hope she treat you in the same manner. She should be in jail for the undue suffering she inflicted on the poor old lady. She is nothing more than a devil.

  5. Shelly Ross
    Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    Janel Wickham – your comment makes you appear as sick as the helper…… if she was any family of mine, u would be hooked up on drips in the ICU or now leaving the hospital heading to a funeral home to be prepared…….Really…..such violence in there……where will this all end?

    What this helper did was very wrong, but she is a product of a society that believes in corporal punishment of children and that is abuse and that is where it all starts.

    Over and over we hear that abused children grow up to be abusers and we still do not seem to be able to connect the violence and the lack of empathy with corporal punishment.

    This case is not unique. Abuse is rampant in Barbados and it is very evident in many of the heartless, crude and violent comments that continue to appear on various posts from a cross section of people.

    A sad people! An abused set of people!

    We need to stop corporal punishment to curb violence.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 5:01 pm

      what ever a human being is subjected to, he or she will play it out. Human beings instil violence in human beings and that is played out in life. Some worst than others. A lot more empathy needs to be practiced by parents/teachers and guardians for children to see and copy.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 5:32 pm

      Jamal do not get carried a way. I know that there were no physical injuries, but despite that, your comments are awful and reflect a violent mind.
      If it were my mum, I would have done exactly what my friend is doing. I would not be violent because violence never solves problems.
      Like you, the helper is a product of a society that does not advocate empathy.
      Try thinking kindness and stop acting like the helper.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 5:47 pm all say the same thing.. and by the way discipline does not mean to beat.
      If you were not impacted by CP…you would see JW’s comments as unacceptable.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 5:52 pm

      And btw..that video shows exactly what happened in many Bajan homes where CP was used.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 5:54 pm

      Comments are proving me right.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 6:12 pm

      Carla Foster Carla, if you pay careful attention to what is going on, you would realise that many of the same school bombings, shootings etc resulted from mental illness and that is also a very serious issue.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 6:14 pm

      Katrina Sealy Yes that is what I said. Corporal punishment is not disciplined.
      To discipline is to teach or train.
      Corporal punishment is to beat. When you beat someone you do not necessarily teach them anything or train them. You might put fear in them, but you do not discipline through CP.

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 6:16 pm

      Carla Foster What you are telling me is what really bothers me…..we live in a very violent society

    • Shelly Ross
      Shelly Ross May 19, 2016 at 6:22 pm

      Sadeya Clarke – You could not be more wrong….Read and learn especially if you are a parent. the below was not written by me.

      Do childhood experiences affect adulthood
      Do Childhood experiences affect adulthood?
      Can an adult acquire a certain personality trait just because he passed through a certain experience when he was a little child?

      Before i can answer these questions i must first tell you how personality is developed. Contrary to common beliefs we don’t inherit our personalities but instead we develop certain traits as a result of the experiences we pass through in life.

      If a child was raised by an over protective family then he will develop fears and insecurities because of believing that the world is unsafe. Now when that child becomes an adult he will still have his fears and insecurities but he will display them in a different way.

      So Our childhood experiences affects our behavior and personality in adulthood even if we were not aware of the existence of this connection.

      How childhood experiences affect adulthood
      so the question now is how early childhood experiences affect adulthood?
      Back to the previous example, the child who feels insecure might develop fear of strangers and might prefer to stay beside his parents than to be with his friends.

      When that person grows up and becomes and adult the culture and his environment might force him to deal with strangers and to stay away from his parents so his fears will take another form. For example that person might fear taking risks, trying something new and might fall in love with routine because it provides him with the security he needs. (see How culture affects personality)

      Alfred Adler once said that we develop our desires and drives during our childhood then our whole adulthood becomes affected by these childhood experiences. People keep striving during their adulthood to fulfill the desires they have developed during childhood. (see Understanding people psychology).

      In my article the psychology of showing off i explained how a single childhood experience such as being the youngest child can affect the life of that child when he becomes an adult by making him a showy person.

      In the Solid Self confidence program i also said that childhood experiences such as being bullied or neglected can result in badly affecting the self esteem of the adult for the rest of his life unless he starts to take corrective actions.

      Your adulthood is just an extension of your childhood experiences
      Adults with all of their behavior and personality traits are just extensions to the childhood experiences they have been through long ago.

      “The difference between men and boys is the size of their toys”. This is a very accurate saying when it comes to psychology. A Person will try to fulfill his same childhood desires when he becomes an adult in a way that is acceptable by his society and culture.

      So the final conclusion is that childhood experiences doesn’t just affect the adulthood but they determine how the adult’s personality and behavior will be like.

  6. Marcia Clarke May 19, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    Wrong can never ever be right……………????????????

  7. Debera May 19, 2016 at 5:02 pm

    Woman,you make me deal sad on the inside,to think you could be so heartless,and Ms.Mullins,do not make those other nurse aids real that you not with them,every nurse took a course to move up in that career(starting from the bottom)and I am proud of them,keep

  8. Norma Isenegger May 19, 2016 at 5:07 pm

    I have visit one of these homes in Christ Church, it reminds me of history —Hitler days in Germany

  9. harry turnover May 19, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Know that crazy face from somewhere….a mental case if my memory serves me correct.

  10. dave May 19, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    Everything is about Politicians because they set bad examples and believe that they come to be the masters and no the servants of the people. In addition they only react and are never proactive. There are things in Barbados that need serious attention but most politicians have a narrow focus and its only when something happens that they talk crap and look for a photo op.

    Minister Blackett for example had a lot to say and Rev. Dr. had his say too – all reactive . Cameras should have been one of the requirements ever since but these ministers and politicos have no creative imagination and wait until things happen . They will now talk about elder abuse but when one of their kind withheld money from an old man for 14 years, they supported him as though that is not elderly abuse. Trust me , the ordinary people see these things and take example from them. Barbados is now void of good leadership , heroes and role models. The Politicians are the worst- but always seek the spotlight – just interested in raping the treasury : everybody wants to live off the taxpayers especially those who never had anything – they are drunken by the sweetness of free money and largesse, per diems and free food. So yes my friend , it leads back to the Politicians

  11. Observer May 19, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    After she display such ridiculous behavior by literally abusing that lady she don’t deserve any bail her butt should be sent to dodds let some of those roughneck teach her a lesson

  12. ch May 20, 2016 at 12:03 am

    No one can deny that childhood affects adulthood but it is never an excuse for wrong-doing. As we grow and socialize, we learn right from wrong and we make the conscious choice to do either. We have a culture of untrained ” experts” who enable social deviants and criminals with the fallacy that their behavior is the fault of their parents; their teachers; corporal punishment, emotional need and everything else except their conscious and clear decisions to do what they do.
    There are also people whose personalities are dysfunctional and disordered and they are not amenable to any form of therapy.
    Regardless of home, school or any environment or quality of relationship, they lack the capacity for compassion, empathy or
    So the point is that human behavior is complex and multi-factorial, much of our personality is innate and and 99% of us do what we want to do because of who we are, not because we got a few lashes at home or school.

  13. juney Leary May 20, 2016 at 7:07 am

    I am very happy that the elderly lady cries were answered .Barbados have it’s problems Yes, but so do other countries , even worse , elderly being murdered in their own homes , beaten up and put in hospital , the list goes on . My friend was sending money to a realitive to help their mother , the mother never got food or drink from that money , it was spent on someone else .The public can’t blame the Police and Authorities for everything , be the eyes and ears for elderly vulnerable abuse , bring it too the Authorities attention and don’t give up until that vulnerable person gets help .People need to be held accountable , but only when they were told about a problem and never looked into it , or had it investigated . Times have changed and Nuff evil exist .Cain and Abel world we are living . Thank you Authorities and all who came to give assistance to the elderly lady


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