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Nursing home abuse takes many forms: emotional, financial, neglect, and physical assault are just a few. Nursing Homes are full of vulnerable elders who are the most susceptible to abuse. Many suffer from dementia or other disabiltiies and are unable to tell anyone aqbout the abuse they are suferring or are not aware of it.

The infographic below provides information regardnig the severity of nursing home abuse issue and warning signs of abuse. Incidents of nursing home abuse are rarely reported to the proper authorities. No matter what form it takes, nursing home abuse is wrong and needs to be stopped.

Nursing Home Abuse Infographic

Nursing Home Abuse infographic brought to you by Sokolove Law

I hope this helps you see signs of abuse if it is ocurring.
JL

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4 comments on “Nursing Home Abuse

  1. Hannah Rosner on said:

    I’m lucky, my family hasn’t had any experience with this, but I hear about it on the news all the time. It seems so much more frequent than anyone expects, is heartbreaking and frightening.

  2. E. Foskett on said:

    This is great information to have and could save lives! Thanks for sharing!

  3. JL,
    I have been a hospice volunteer for several years so have seen many nursing homes. What I’ve seen is that there aren’t enough staff to assist the patients. I know it’s got to be difficult but if they are taking on the responsibility to have the patients, then they also need to take care of them.
    Thanks for bringing this to peoples’ attention.
    Sue

  4. Wendy Bottrell on said:

    Thanks for sharing this info! My mother has been in a great home for 2.5 years now. She lives in a really great home, she is happy and everyone seems to take time to say hi and connect with her. Abuse is something I feel anyone who has a parent of loved one will be concerned about. I always take time to ask my mother questions to be as sure as I can that everyone is treating her in the best way. Thanks for sharing this important info! Best Regards, Wendy

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