10 Signs and Examples of Physical Abuse of the Elderly2018-09-20T19:30:33+00:00

Even though it is a commonly known form of abuse, physical abuse can still go undetected in a nursing home. If you have a loved one living in a nursing home, you want to avoid this type of abuse at all costs. But sometimes, even if you pick a good nursing home, your loved one can still face abuse. If you suspect that your loved one is the victim of physical abuse, be sure to look out for these examples and warning signs of abuse. If you think that your loved one was the victim of physical abuse, you should get them help. Learn how to proceed by reviewing the rest of the information on this website. Also, consider contacting our office for more information. We can answer your questions and help your loved one during a free consultation. We look forward to helping you!

10 Examples of Physical Abuse

  • Blood.
  • Broken bones.
  • Bruises.
  • Burns.
  • Cuts.
  • Difficulty walking or sitting.
  • Forced feeding.
  • Imprint injuries.
  • Malnutrition.
  • Sprains.

10 Warning Signs of Physical Abuse

  • Any unexplained changes in behavior.
  • Confession of abuse.
  • Dehydration.
  • Depression.
  • Difficulty sleeping.
  • Fear of going to the bathroom or bathing.
  • Fear of a person or a place.
  • Improper hygiene.
  • Visible injuries.
  • Weight loss.