What is Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse occurs when a resident in a nursing home is receiving improper treatment by a caregiver. If they are injured, or if their risk of injury is increased, this is nursing home abuse. If a resident is having suicidal thoughts, this could be due to emotional abuse. Here is a list of ways a resident in a nursing home could be abused:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Monetary Abuse
  • Neglect

Click here to know what signs to look for so you can protect a loved one receiving care.