17 Percent of Patients Experience Abuse in Nursing Homes Every Year

Statistics show that 44 percent of elderly patients experience some type of abuse at some point during their stay at a nursing home. With such high rates, it is important to know what to look out for in the different kinds of abuse.

From physical to financial exploitation, there are many different ways patients can be abused inside a nursing home. Not every case, however, involves healthcare providers. Sometimes abuse can come from other patients as well. Read the article to learn more about the different kinds of abuse and telltale signs here.

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