Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

There are six different categories of elder abuse which can cause significant harm to vulnerable seniors who are getting care in a residential facility or who are being cared for at home by professional nursing aids.  Administration for Community Living defines the six kinds of abuse to include financial exploitation, physical abuse, neglect, emotional or mental abuse, sexual abuse, and abandonment.  When nursing home abuse occurs, even if the abuse is just emotional, it can significantly increase the risk of illness or death in vulnerable senior populations.  The harm can be tremendous, and nursing homes need to be held accountable for losses. An Irvine nursing home abuse lawyer at Brown & Charbonneau, LLP can provide assistance to victims of abuse and their families who wish to pursue legal action after a nursing home s failure causes harm. Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Nursing home abuse is very common. According to WIAT, 95 percent of 2,000 nursing home residents wh


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