Over the past several years, staff abuse and neglect of nursing home residents, including sexual abuse, has finally begun to receive the attention it deserves. But there is one important area in which both research and public … [Read more...] about Resident-on-Resident Abuse in Nursing Homes
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Physical and psychological abuse and neglect are increasingly commonplace in US nursing home. As awareness of that disturbing trend grows, there is still an aspect many people remain unaware of: sexual abuse of the elderly and … [Read more...] about Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes is More Common than You Want to Believe
Horrifying stories of vulnerable elderly and disabled people being hit, unreasonably restrained, and even sexually assaulted catch the media’s attention and put families on guard. But the risks to nursing home residents go far … [Read more...] about Ohio Nursing Home Neglect Can Be as Dangerous as Abuse
Recent news coverage has turned a spotlight on just how vulnerable our elderly loved ones can be in residential care facilities like nursing homes. We've recently noted reports of: Seven employees of a Columbus, Ohio nursing … [Read more...] about How Common is Nursing Home Abuse in Ohio?
A new comprehensive report released by U.S. News and World Report called the Nursing Home Finder has ranked the best and worst nursing homes in the United States. This annual interactive report has been published since 2009, with … [Read more...] about Ohio Nursing Homes Ranked: Which are the Best?
More than one in four serious cases of nursing home abuse goes unreported to police. If that statistic doesn’t shock you, consider this: State and federal law require serious cases of nursing home abuse to be turned over to … [Read more...] about Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Ohio: How to Get Help