Compare the scores of nursing homes closest to you. The nursing homes are rated based on health inspections, staffing, quality and an overall rating. You can also find out if the nursing home participates in Medicare and Medicaid.
“The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.”
Reporting elder abuse
You can report elder abuse in West Virginia here: www.ncea.aoa.gov/NCEAroot/Main_Site/Find_Help/State_Resources_Directory.aspx
And here in Virginia: www.ncea.aoa.gov/NCEAroot/Main_Site/Find_Help/State_Resources_Directory.aspx
Elder Abuse Prevention Resources on Twitter:
Sample Tweet: “Somebody's Listening: Immigration Reform and Elder Justicehttp://conta.cc/MotMWm”
Sample Tweet: “Why are elderly duped? University of Iowa researchers explain why http://www.sciencecodex.com/why_are_elderly_duped_ui_researchers_explain_why-96811 …”
Sample Tweet: “"What Happened to the Welcome Mat? Nursing Homes and Gay Elders" Interesting read on gay elders in nursing homes @http://tinyurl.com/8gv36sd”
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