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The Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

Nursing homes throughout the United States have long been giving antipsychotic drugs to residents, including those with medical conditions like dementia. Despite regulatory prohibitions on the misuse of this drug as “chemical restraints,” this harmful practice is still widespread, and prescribed with varying levels of informed consent from residents or their families. Scroll down to…

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The Lasting Effects of Elder Abuse [Infographic]

Elder Abuse

Seniors who have suffered elder abuse may have experienced a variety of injuries. Aside from the obvious injuries, which may include fractures or concussions, there can be more long-lasting effects that victims suffer. Scroll down to see how elder abuse can have a long-term physical, emotional and financial impact on senior citizens.

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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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Shocking Statistics On Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse At Extreme Levels [Infographic]

Nursing Home Blog

It’s shocking to learn how often our parents and grandparents are being mistreated in the very nursing homes we trust to keep them safe and comfortable. According to a new Congressional Committee report, your loved one has a one in three chance of being abused, neglected or taken advantage of while in someone else’s care.…

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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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