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Nursing Home Abuse in Westchester County

Nursing home abuse, Westchester

Physical abuse in nursing home environments is defined as the use of force against a person that results in physical pain, injury or impairment. Besides physical assault such as pushing, shoving and hitting, it also includes the inappropriate use of restraints and drugs, as well as confinement.

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Proving a Complaint Against a Nursing Home

Nursing home abuse

If you suspect that your loved one is being neglected, abused or mistreated in a nursing home, you can file a complaint against that facility. You will want to offer as much evidence as possible.

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The Differences between Nursing Home Neglect and Nursing Home Abuse in Queens

Nursing home neglect

Nursing home neglect is the most frequently reported and common type of elder abuse in nursing homes. Although the result of abuse and neglect can be catastrophic, there are definitive differences between the two.

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Dementia and Nursing Home Abuse

Dementia and nursing home abuse

The World Health Organization (WHO) stated that Dementia is one of the most common causes of disability and dependence for older individuals. Dementia is defined as a syndrome which results in memory, thinking and behavioral deterioration. It can result in an individual being unable to perform the activities of daily living such as bathing, teeth brushing, toileting, etc.

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