The husband of a patient at a Glendale nursing home is suing the facility on behalf of his wife, alleging the disabled woman was sexually assaulted by another resident.

The husband is identified only as M.C. and his spouse as T.C. in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed Jan. 31 against Griffith Park Healthcare Center.

Unspecified damages are being sought on allegations of sexual battery, assault, negligence, fraud and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

T.C. was sexually abused by another resident at the facility on June 4, 2017, the suit alleges.

“This sexual abuse consisted of rape and inappropriate touching … among other acts of misconduct,” according to the complaint.

The nursing home administration was aware of “prior misconduct by facility residents,” but that information was concealed from the couple when the wife was admitted, the suit alleges.

A woman who answered the phone at the facility said that she could not comment on the case.

The victim of the alleged assault is now 48 years old. She suffers from paralysis caused by a stroke and has difficulty communicating, according to the lawsuit, which says she also needs help eating, bathing and using the restroom.

The nursing home “failed to maintain plaintiff in a safe and healthy manner and failed to protect her from health and safety hazards,” the suit alleges.

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