U.S. Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

  • In 2007, the Administration on Aging received 257,872 complaints regarding resident rights, quality of care, quality of life, staffing, and facilities – or approximately 20 complaints per nursing home www.acl.gov
  • Current statistics indicate that 24% of Americans die each year in a nursing home
  • In 2008, approximately 1.4 million people lived in nursing homes at any given time and more than 3.25 million people spent time in a skilled nursing facility
  • A study of 323 residents with advanced dementia, followed for 18 months, had a mortality rate of 54.8%
  • A 2005 study found that 55% of nursing home residents had depression during their first year
  • Falls are a common problem in nursing homes, with the average incidence of falls being 1.5 per resident each year

WE PROSECUTE NURSING HOMES AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES for abuse and neglect. IF YOU SUSPECT YOUR LOVED ONE HAS BEEN A VICTIM OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT, CONTACT US TODAY AT (706) 354-4000.

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