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Nursing Home Abuse: How to Spot It and How to Get Help

October 14, 2022

All older people have the right to live free from abuse and neglect. Yet, thousands of nursing home residents experience mistreatment every year.  A new fact sheet from Consumer Voice and the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) provides information on what families can do to identify abuse and what to do if you suspect abuse is occurring.

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For more information on the topics raised in the fact sheet, listen to the Pursuing Quality Long-Term Care podcast episode, "Addressing Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities."  In this episode, Dr. Laura Mosqueda, a professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, and Beverley Laubert, the National Ombudsman Program Coordinator at the Administration for Community Living discuss abuse of those living in long-term care facilities.

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