The National Prevalence of Nursing Home Abuse

Abuse of the elderly is not just a localized problem; it is an issue that can be felt at a national level. Some abuse takes place in the home and may even be instigated by a family member. Countless other cases occur in the nursing home and a large portion of these incidents go on without ever being reported. Victims can be left in a harmful situation, facing all types of emotional and physical repercussions. Statistics from the Elder Maltreatment [...]