A former employee of a West Jordan center for the handicapped has been charged with sexually abusing a patient.

A criminal complaint filed in 3rd Circuit Court charges Raymond R. Hanson, 37, with forcible sodomy, a first-degree felony.Hanson is accused of sodomizing an 18-year-old male patient at West Jordan Care Center, 3350 W. 78th South, on Oct. 4. According to the complaint, the patient is mentally handicapped and "operates on the level of a 10-month-old infant."