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Wandering & Elopement

By | Wandering & Elopement

Elopement occurs when a resident who is incapable of self-preservation successfully departs the building unsupervised and undetected and thereby enters harm’s way. Wandering occurs when a resident moves about within the nursing home aimlessly or without rational purpose or appreciation of personal safety. Elopement and wandering cases typically involve a…

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Sexual Abuse

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Physical abuse is the most common type of elder abuse. It includes physical beating, sexual abuse, and over-medication. Signs of physical abuse include bruising; scratches; torn, stained, or bloody clothing; and unnecessary restraints. Signs of over-medication include blank stares and drowsiness, drooling, or cracked lips. Mental abuse is more subtle…

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Physical Abuse

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Physical abuse is the most common type of elder abuse. It includes physical beating, sexual abuse, and over-medication. Signs of physical abuse include bruising; scratches; torn, stained, or bloody clothing; and unnecessary restraints. Signs of over-medication include blank stares and drowsiness, drooling, or cracked lips. Mental abuse is more subtle…

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