How can abuse be prevented in nursing homes?



DUE: April 16 @ 11:30pm


Total Points: 10

April 16/Chapter 9: Identifying and preventing Abuse & Neglect of Older Adults

Instructions: Provide a 1-3 page discussion about the content below. The assignment is prepared in a narrative/essay format. (See instructions below about headings). Watch the following video Common Types of Elder Abuse & Nursing Home Abuse:


The content should include the following:

  • Discuss /Describe the five common types of elder abuse in the video. Be specific. (1-2 paragraphs).
  • Discuss/Explain the good vs bad treatment of residents in a nursing home. Why are these nursing home residents sometimes mistreated? How can abuse be prevented in nursing homes?

No abstract is required; use appropriate headings for the assignment; use appropriate paragraph format and indentations. In your writing incorporate the language of the assignment. A cover page is required with submission. Points will be deducted for exceeding page length. Points will be deducted for late assignments and improper use of APA. Please note that your textbook may serve as a reference.