“Elderly abuse is the single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship. Where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.”
What Are The Different Types Of Elderly Abuse?
Elderly abuse can be of any of the following types :
Who Are The Victims Of Elderly Abuse?
Usually, the following types of elderly people fall victim :
without adequate housing
socially isolated people
people without relatives
Who Are The Abusers ?
Typically, the abusers are from amongst the following :
family member, if the abuse is taking place at home
caregiver /s, if it is occurring at an institution
Oftentimes the caregiver :
may themselves be too frail to provide proper care
can find care giving to be too overwhelming an experience ,or
intentionally abuse and /or neglect the elder person
When Does Elder Neglect Occur?
When a caregiver fails to meet the needs of an elderly person , neglect happens. The responsible person may be an:
who has agreed to provide services and necessities.
Examples of necessities include:
food and water
personal care, and
Time To Address Your Concerns
If you have concerns about the care of an elderly person, intervene at once – before the situation becomes more serious. When visiting with an elderly person, be alert for signs of neglect or abuse.
Physical signs may include but not limited to :
weight loss due to malnutrition
Additionally the facility or home may not have :
sanitary living conditions
The caregiver may be :
missing doctor appointments
also mishandling prescriptions
leaving the elderly without food and water for long periods
avoid assisting the senior to the bathroom
The elder may have bruises or broken bones.Look into the causes of these injuries.
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Our Licensed TN Elderly Abuse Investigators can assist you with uncovering as well as documenting abuse and also the neglect. They have the experience and resources to conduct open as well as undercover elderly investigations. Ham Investigations can also provide covert equipment to capture events of abuse /neglect for documentary proof.
Trust us and we will assist you in ensuring the best possible care for your elder. Furthermore, we will make sure that they get the proper care which they deserve. Ham Investigations will not fail you. Give us a call and let us protect your elders.
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