In 2007, 1.3 million elderly people lived in nursing homes. That same year, there were nearly 20 complaints of abuse reported per nursing home! It is critical that families and friends of the elderly be aware of the risk factors for abuse in nursing facilities.
Bachus & Schanker, LLC has compiled the following infographic to create awareness of the types of abuse nursing home residents may be at risk for, including neglect, emotional, physical, sexual and financial abuse. Interesting site. Check it out.