Nursing Home Abuse Philadelphia

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There are 1.4 million people living in United States nursing homes of which 90% have staffing levels too low! The following injuries are common: www.HipRecallsLawyer.com Need a Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer? Bed Rail Burns Bed Sores Choking Dehydration Debridement Dropped Elopement Falls Food Poisoning Infection Malnutrition Pressure Sores Sepsis Wandering

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Scope of Abuse & Neglect: 1.4 million people living in U.S. nursing homes Over 20,000 complains of abuse and neglect in 2003 1 in 14 number of incidents believed to be reported 90% of all nursing homes have staffing levels too low to provide adequate care Nursing Home Statistics

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Major Types of Abuse : Physical Sexual Emotional Financial Neglect Abandonment Self-neglect Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Physical Elder Abuse Represents 10% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Unexplained contusions Frequent injuries Unexplained agitation Bloody or torn clothing Frequent arguments Staff not allowing family members to meet alone Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Sexual Elder Abuse Represents 1% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Rape Forced nudity Molestation Exposure to sexual materials Unwanted sex acts Sexual coercion Sexually explicit photography Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Emotional Elder Abuse Represents 15% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Moon swings Low self-esteem Depression Anxiety Involuntary seclusion Confusion Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Financial Elder Abuse Represents 16% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Cashing of checks without permission Forging of a signature Stealing of cash or possessions Over-charging patient Deceiving patient into signing contract or will Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Neglect of Elders Represents 20% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Lack of personal hygiene Obvious malnutrition In need of medical care Dressed in dirty clothing Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Abandonment Represents small number of neglect, signs include: Bedsores Changes in mood Unexplained weight loss Irritability Depression Dehydration Sudden change in health Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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Self-Neglect Elder Abuse Represents 37% of all nursing home neglect, signs include: Unexplained contusions Frequent injuries Unexplained agitation Bloody or torn clothing Frequent arguments Staff not allowing family members to meet alone Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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