Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes [Infographic]
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 to take care of our parents and grandparents if we can’t, and the idea that they are being mistreated is extremely disturbing. If you know about or suspect an incident of elder abuse has occurred, do not stay silent! Learn more below and help put an end to elder abuse.