Detecting Abuse or Neglect in a Nursing Home — Personal Injury Attorneys

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When choosing a nursing home for a loved one, how well the staff treats them and takes care of them is of utmost importance. There are times however, when you might suspect that your loved one is not getting the proper care or treatment they deserve. Nursing home abuse and neglect is a growing concern as the Baby Boom generation ages. The personal injury attorneys at AMBN point out that The National Center for Elder Abuse reports that nearly 1 in 10 nursing homes are cited for violation of federal standards that cause harm or serious injury to its residents....

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What are the Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect? – Personal Injury Attorney

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A major concern that is brought to the attention of personal injury attorneys in the care of the elderly is the danger of abuse, neglect or exploitation. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 500,000 people a year age 60 or older across the country are subject to abuse or neglect.   The CDC identifies six types of mistreatment that may occur among the elderly: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional abuse Neglect Financial abuse Abandonment How do I recognize abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly? It may be hard to recognize abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly. The most extreme cases of abuse may...

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