Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Statistics

Elder Abuse & Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

In 2007, 1.3 million elderly people lived in nursing homes. That same year, there were nearly 20 complaints of abuse reported per nursing home! It is critical – as the older population in the US increases – that families and friends of the elderly be aware of the risk factors for abuse in nursing facilities.

Bachus & Schanker has compiled the following infographic to create awareness of the types of abuse Nursing Home residents may be at risk for, including neglect, emotional, physical, sexual and financial abuse. It is important to know that many states are actively tracking abuse complaints and attempting to prevent future Nursing Home Abuse.

Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

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If you or a loved one has been a victim of Colorado nursing home abuse or neglect, contact the attorneys at Bachus & Schanker to learn more about your rights and how we can help. Call 866.436.8388 for a free consultation.

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