Elder Abuse

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

As shocking as it may be, over 16,000 instances of sexual abuse have been reported in nursing homes since the year 2000. Hundreds of facilities have been cited for sexual violations and even more have been guilty of mismanaging cases of sexual abuse. Many have also been cited for multiple offenses. We trust nursing homes…

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Elder Abuse That Leads To Lawsuit

Elder Abuse, General, Nursing Home Blog

Elder abuse is a continuing legal concern for victims and their families who entrust the care of their loved ones to a nursing home or care facility. Elder abuse is a broad term and can encompass many behaviors that harm, violate or exploit older adults. Assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the nation have…

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Nursing & Care Staff Reveal Resident Abuse

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

Between 2011 and 2015, more than 100 nursing and care employees were recruited to five new nursing homes. With previous experience working in nursing homes, the new employees were asked to participate in an anonymous questionnaire to determine the frequency and nature of any abuse they had witnessed – and the results were shocking! Results:…

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Regulators Aim To Prohibit Social Media Abuse In Nursing Homes

Elder Abuse

Social media has created a digital realm that allows users to easily connect with one another and express themselves by sharing pictures and videos for the world to see. On the other hand, social media has caused several issues in nursing homes as caregivers have used their phones to exploit the vulnerable, elderly population. Find…

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Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

  Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year With the holiday season in full swing, everyone is beginning to prepare presents, plan travels and gather with loved ones. During this time of year, many nursing home residents feel overlooked and lonely. This holiday you and your family can help ease feelings and lift their spirits…

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Is There a Multiracial Disparity in Elder Care?

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

The nursing home has traditionally been the aging population’s last place of residence. However, more and more, rising health care access and increased Medicaid funding toward assisted living and other residential facilities has offered many Americans a new lease on life in their senior years. Unfortunately, this trend towards less restrictive senior housing arrangements doesn’t…

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