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Where To Report Elder Abuse

Where To Report Elder AbuseIf you suspect an elderly friend or relative is the victim of abuse or neglect, it is important to report the episode to authorities.  Making reports to the proper agency does three important things:

  1. Alerts authorities to current situation and allows them to get your loved one to safety.
  2. Creates a records of the incident with authorities regarding the nursing home, hospital or long-term care facility.
  3. Allows authorities to correct abusive and dangerous situations to prevent similar situations from happening to others.

The National Center on Elder Abuse has created a centralized database for reporting elder abuse in every state.  The site has links for: nursing home abuse hotlines, licensure and certification agencies, fact sheets on nursing home reform and listing of state ombudsman.  Help create safer environments for our elderly and report incidents of abuse and neglect today.

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