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

@article{Castle2012ResidenttoresidentAI,
  title={Resident-to-resident abuse in nursing homes as reported by nurse aides.},
  author={Nicholas G. Castle},
  journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={340-56}
}
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

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