Most of these elder sexual abuse claims stem from nursing homes and other care facilities. Caregivers, other residents, employees, and visitors are often the perpetrators. Due to the victim’s isolation from spouses, friends, and family, these types of sexual incidents are less reported. Social isolation is one of the main factors for elder sexual abuse.
When nursing homes fail to ensure that residents are safe by preventing wandering and elopement in nursing homes, an experienced attorney at the Mark Casto Law Firm can help.
There is a link between dementia and nursing home abuse.