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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing Home Abuse in the Bronx

Nursing home abuse in Bronx

If you have a loved one in a nursing home facility in the Bronx and are concerned about their safety and well-being, it is a good idea to learn more about signs of nursing home abuse and neglect.

There are five basic types of nursing home abuse: physical abuse, verbal and emotional abuse, sexual abuse, personal property abuse (exploitation) and neglect (physical and medical).

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How Our Sister Firm Gave Elderly Victims a Voice

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In 2017 families in Upstate New York shared real-life horror stories about their loved ones’ experiences at Syracuse's James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre. One woman described the deplorable conditions her husband was left in, and the considerable effect that had on her day-to-day life. “She'd find him drenched in his own urine at 9 a.m. every day, she said.

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June Marks National Elder Abuse Awareness Month

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This June please join us in our efforts to bring awareness to an issue affecting millions of elderly Americans: elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 

According to national databases, every year roughly 5 million older Americans are victimized, and millions of instances of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation go unreported. 

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Protecting Older Adults from Slip and Fall Injuries

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Preventing the incidence of falling among older adults is dependent upon several factors. One important step in decreasing the incidence of falling is to make environmental modifications in locations where older adults live, such as nursing home facilities.

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