Swope, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was hidden at Wildwood against her will by a step-granddaughter. In June 2010, the step-granddaughter manipulated Swope into signing a new will and trust in favor of the step-family. The step-granddaughter testified that she instructed Wildwood to isolate Swope from her family to prevent family recovering Swope’s $1M estate.
Licensing regulations state that residents in residential care facilities have the right to leave the facility, have the right to visitors, and have the right to phone calls.
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Wildwood Canyon Villa imprisoned and isolated wealthy Alzheimer’s patient (Photos)