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The True Scene In A Nursing Home of Elderly

NURSING HOME ABUSE A Silent Epidemic ABUSE CAN BE 24.3% PHYSICAL/SEXUAL of nursing home residentsĀ“ family members* reported NEGLECT AT LEAST ONE INCIDENT OF PHYSICAL ABUSE by staff EMOTIONAL/VERBAL *Respondents chosen were a random sample of 452 FINANCIAL adults with an elderly family member in a nursing home) ABUSE Abused elders have a Risk Factors 300% HIGHER RIP RISK OF DEATH LIMITATIONS IN ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING OLDER ADULT BEHAVIORAL ISSUES compared to those who haven't been mistreated. Only 1in 14 cases of abuse is reported to authorities. In a 2012 study of NURSING HOME ABUSE OLDER lose AMERICANS $36.5 50% of nursing home staff admitted to neglecting or abusing older residents. %24 BILLION PER YEAR due to elder financial abuse & fraud 25% of nursing home abuse complaints constituted resident-on-resident physical or sexual abuse. Preventing ABUSE Assign power of attorney or create a A0 living will to prevent confusion later Stay active and take care Open and post your of your health own mail SOURCE: %24

The True Scene In A Nursing Home of Elderly

shared by josephswhite88 on May 05
Some elderly people have no choice to live in a nursing home due to many reasons. They are experiencing most types of abuse such as physical or sexual, being neglect, emotional, verbal, and financial ...


Joseph S. White


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