Nursing Home Abuse Causes RN to Surrender License

It is alarming how many cases of nursing home abuse go unreported and how many nurses, direct care workers, caretakers, and nursing home employees get away with this abuse without punishment. Physically, verbally, financially, or sexually abusing an elderly or disabled person is unacceptable and should never be tolerated by other staff members or the administrators of nursing homes. The elderly are normally at their most vulnerable when they are living in a nursing home or long-term care facility. They depend on the staff of these facilities to care for them and have their best interest in mind. This is what makes nursing home abuse even more … [Read more...]