A man has been charged with allegedly abusing an elderly woman at an aged care facility at Goulburn.
The incident took place around 7pm on Tuesday when the 85 year old victim was being attended to in the bathroom of her quarters.
Police will allege the 30 year old male worker slapped the woman across the cheek with his hand.
The incident was reported to management and the man was immediately stood down from his duties.
He's been given conditional bail and will appear in Goulburn Local Court on July 29.
IMAGE CREDIT: NSW Courts