Elderly Patients

Read: Elderly Patient with Dementia Killed by Roommate in Nursing Home

Elderly Patient with Dementia Killed by Roommate in Nursing Home

The alleged killer, who also has dementia, was admitted to a hospital for further evaluation after being assessed by a court clinician.

Read: Audit: 1 in 4 Nursing Home Abuse Cases Go Unreported to Police

Audit: 1 in 4 Nursing Home Abuse Cases Go Unreported to Police

Nursing home abuse will become a more significant problem as the population ages.

Read: Missouri Hospital Employee Charged with Sexually Abusing Elderly Patient

Missouri Hospital Employee Charged with Sexually Abusing Elderly Patient

A nurse walked in on the former employee allegedly assaulting the elderly patient who is non-verbal and has limited movement in her arms and legs.

Read: Armed Patient with Dementia Arrested at Florida Hospital

Armed Patient with Dementia Arrested at Florida Hospital

The armed patient has no criminal record and was not threatening other patients or staff.

Read: Mercy Killings Suspected by Japanese Police in Wave of Hospital Deaths

Mercy Killings Suspected by Japanese Police in Wave of Hospital Deaths

Forty eight patients died in the elderly hospital during a two-month stretch.

Read: Managing the Safety and Security of Elderly Patients

Managing the Safety and Security of Elderly Patients

Here’s a discussion on the issues associated with providing a safe and secure environment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other complex medical challenges associated with aging.

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