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Nursing Home Abuse

According to studies, one in ten elders will be the victim of abuse, and nearly 50% of vulnerable adults with dementia will experience some kind of abuse. These numbers are staggering, and reflect the high risk of simply seeking residential care.

Over 1.4 Million Americans live in Nursing Homes, with another 800,000+ living in other residential care settings such as Adult Family Homes and Assisted Living Facilities. Residents may be at risk of neglect, exploitation, abuse and assault, even in the “nice” facilities. Often such harm is the result of organizational decisions regarding staffing levels and other budget related decisions.

Family members and friends can help by making visits at different times, developing a relationship with the facility's staff, and keeping on the lookout for possible signs of abuse or neglect. These include:

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