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Nursing Home Abuse

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Abuse of Adults with Disabilities

Our loved ones with disabilities in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are more likely to experience abuse than people without disabilities. 1 in 3 adults aged 65 or older has a disability. According to National Center on Elder Abuse research 30% of adults with disabilities reported one or more types of mistreatment by their provider.Discovering that your aged loved ones have experienced some type of abuse or neglect from the institution hired to take care of them is heartbreaking. Instead of being treated with the respect and dignity they deserve they are neglected and mistreated.If you believe that your...

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Caregiver charged with vulnerable adult abuse and stalking

A patient with Alzheimer's from Lifehouse Crystal Springs Retirement Home in Grand Rapids was abused and stalked by a caregiver. The employee is charged with second-degree vulnerable adult abuse which is punishable by up to four years in prison, and with stalking which is a one year.The caregiver was allegedly throwing shoes and water at a 86 year old patient, and he also threatened to sexually assault the woman with a stuffed animal.If your loved one is being abused or neglected, contact a nursing home abuse attorney for a legal help at Abbott Law Group, P.A.Read more about nursing home...

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