Being Able to Spot the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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August 1, 2018
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Being Able to Spot the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

A recent report shows us some terrifying and sad news: The elderly are being abused at 1 in 3 nursing homes in America. This includes reports of physical, sexual, and verbal abuse among most of the nation’s nursing homes. The statistics show that this comes out to around 30% of all nursing homes, which is an astounding 5,283 facilities. Many of the cited issues in these homes included untreated bedsores, inadequate medical care, and malnutrition of patients, preventable accidents, and lack of hygiene. These abuse violations cause a variety of hazards to residents, many of which have suffered at the […]