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Category: Physical Elder Abuse

Alameda County Nursing Home Abuse Law Attorney: Caregiver Charged With Sexual Assault of 81-Year-Old Dementia Victim

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Police Use DNA Evidence To Identify Suspect Victim Has No Memory Of Anything Another Employee Reports Suspicions Nursing home residents are at risk of all varieties of elder abuse including sexual assault and rape. Statistics show that 20,000 incidents of sexual abuse, assault and rape in nursing homes […]

Sonoma County Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Arrested For Stealing From 89-Year-Old Victim

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Unlicensed Caregiver Hired Off Craigslist Unauthorized Checks, ATM Withdrawals And Theft From Safe  Caregiver Allegedly Abused Victim Emotionally Too Half of all elder abuse in this country is committed by strangers who come into a senior’s life as caregivers, workmen, or in other capacities.  Elderly persons under the […]

Orange County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Neglected Pressure Wounds (Bed Sores) Can Lead To Death

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Mortality Rates From Pressure Wounds Rising  Neglect, Negligence And Abandonment Of Patients Elderly At Heightened Risk Each year, approximately 60,000 people die of complications of pressure wounds or ulcers, also known as bed sores.  According to medical studies, individuals with pressure ulcers have a 4.5-times greater risk of […]

Sonoma County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Risks Of Overmedication Of Seniors In Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Use Of Sedatives As Chemical Restraints Dangers To Seniors Of Psychotropic Drugs Recourse For Abuse Or Neglect Overmedication occurs when an elderly patient is given excessive amounts of a medication or unnecessary medications. Overmedication can happen by mistake or can be intentionally done. If a patient is overmedicated […]

California and Santa Clara County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Sexual Abuse Of Nursing Home Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Nursing Home Director Charged  Allegedly Failed To Report Sexual Abuse Two Residents Reportedly Assaulted By Same Aide Intentional abuse in the form of sexual assault and rape or physical abuse and restraint is an increasing danger for nursing home residents.  While all nursing home residents are at risk, […]

Orange County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Abuse And Neglect In For-Profit Nursing Home Chains

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Alarming Spike In Abuse And Neglect Cases  Profit Motive Leads To Understaffing And Other Dangers Protecting Your Loved Ones In Homes Increasingly skilled nursing facilities in the State of California are run as for-profit businesses. Of the 1200 skilled nursing facilities (commonly, nursing homes) in the State, approximately […]

Santa Clara County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Using Surveillance Cameras To Protect Nursing Home Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Watching Over The Vulnerable Who Cannot Advocate For Themselves  Neglect, Abuse And Falsified Records Caught On Film Arrests Based on Camera Footage More than 400,000 Californians are cared for in approximately 1230 licensed long-term care facilities in the State of California.  Two thirds of those residents rely on […]

Contra Costa Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Abuse of 101-Year-Old Nursing Home Resident Allegedly Caught By Surveillance Camera

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Authorities Arrest Aide After Viewing Tape After Patient Complained of Mistreatment Granddaughter Installed Camera Victim’s Distress Also Recorded on Audiotapes Reported incidents of sexual abuse, assault and rape in care facilities have increased significantly over the past few years according to statistics maintained by elder advocacy groups.  Since […]

San Francisco and California Elder Abuse Attorney: COVID-19: Fueling Ageism And Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Coronavirus Compounds Problems For Elderly  Ageist Sentiments Growing Alarming Surge In Elder Abuse Older adults have been hit hard by COVID.  The mortality rate for persons in their 70s and 80s is  over five times that of younger persons who catch the virus. Even safety protocols work against […]

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California and Alameda County Elder Abuse Attorney: Surveillance Video Captures Physical Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Caregiver Abuse Caught On Camera Verbal And Physical Attacks Of 88-Year-Old Patient Elder Abuse And Battery Elderly residents of nursing homes and assisted care facilities are potentially at risk of injury through neglect, staff negligence, or abandonment. They can also be at risk of intentional abuse, verbally and […]

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