What Are the Warning Signs of Elderly Self-Neglect vs. Abuse?
The elderly are some of our most vulnerable citizens, and they can’t always tell us when someone is mistreating them. Loved ones look for signs of abuse, but it’s difficult to distinguish the difference between abuse and self-neglect in the elderly. If you are concerned that your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, talk to HawkLaw. We have seen enough cases of this horrific practice to recognize both abuse and self-neglect. Here are some ways you can tell the difference.
Signs of Self-Neglect
Hoarding is one of the important signs of self-neglect. When seniors collect items like newspapers and magazines, mail, paperwork, and othe…