Putting Your Parents In A Nursing Home Is Not A Remedy! Statistics Show Horrific Numbers Of Elder Abuse In Healthcare Facilities
October 30, 2018 16:07
They raised us, gave everything they possibly could. They tried to be the best parents for us. And now it’s our turn to help them during the very difficult period. We all know that it can become significantly harder to look after yourself when you age up to the point of inability. And many older children, unfortunately, don’t have time to help their parents with this. Lack of time is certainly not the only reason why people put their parents in nursing homes.
But is it safe for them to live there? Different studies suggest it can be rather risky, as around 40% of nursing staff admitted that they had been abusing their residents. In this article, we reveal some terrifying numbers and cases, which will make you think twice before putting your loved parent in a nursing home and offer some helpful tips on how to avoid elder abuse in such facilities.