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There are roughly 2 million people in the U.S. living with a limb loss. The most common age group associated with transtibial amputations is 65 years and older.
According the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, approximately 1,000 elderly nursing home patients die each year from falls.
Fractures / Broken Bones
Most nursing home residents over the age of 80 that sustain a pelvis fracture will likely die from complications following the fracture.
Infections are a common cause of death in nursing homes. Every year between 1.5 million and 3.5 million nursing home residents contract an infection.
Pressure Sores & Ulcers
The elderly nursing home population is very susceptible to developing pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers.
Medication Errors & Overdoses
Giving the wrong dose, the wrong medication, can lead to overdoses, injury and death. Failing to administer insulin correctly can also lead to death.
Resident Care & Wellbeing
Nursing homes are required to ensure residents are properly hydrated, nourished, kept clean, and engaged as appropriate for each individual.
Nursing home residents can suffer serious harm or death if dropped or injured while being transferred from wheelchairs, beds, chairs, and while bathing.
Every year there are thousands of recorded deaths in nursing home residents due to abuse and negligence.
FAQs About Elder Abuse
FAQs and information about nursing home neglect and elder abuse.
Resources for support, information, and where to file complaints against nursing homes for elder abuse and neglect.
News And Information
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The majority of our elderly population will eventually end up in a nursing home or long-term care facility. Statistics on our aging population and nursing homes.
State-By-State resources for support, information, and where to file complaints against nursing homes for elder abuse and neglect.
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