Resident-to-resident abuse in nursing homes as reported by nurse aides.

  title={Resident-to-resident abuse in nursing homes as reported by nurse aides.},
  author={Nicholas G. Castle},
  journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect},
  volume={24 4},
Information on the scale and scope of resident-to-resident abuse, including verbal, physical, material, psychological, and sexual abuse, is presented. Nursing homes (n = 249) from ten states were used, with a total of 4,451 nurse aides in these facilities returning the questionnaire. Most nursing homes experienced verbal, physical, material, and psychological abuse, but sexual abuse was less common. Our findings clearly show that both the scale and scope of resident-to-resident abuse is high in… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 references

Elder abuse in domestic settings

National Center on Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse In-formation Series #3. Washington, DC: American Public Human Services Association. • 1995
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Elder abuse.

View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The epidemiology of violence

R. itemsd02448t.pdf Bachman, M. L. Meloy
View 2 Excerpts

The epidemiology of violence against the elderly

R. Bachman, M. L. Meloy
Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice • 2008
View 2 Excerpts

Variation in use of nursing home deficiency citations

N. G. Castle, A. Men, J. Engberg
Journal for Healthcare Quality • 2007

Nursing home statutes: mistreatment definitions.

Journal of elder abuse & neglect • 2006
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…